A Story of Sand, Sea and Storms: Uncovering the Secrets of Dinas Dinlle Hillfort in Gwynedd

Dinas Dinlle coastal fort is owned by the National Trust. It is set on a hill of glacial drift sediments overlooking the sea and Caernarfonshire coastal plain. The fort is protected as a Scheduled Monument whilst the hill itself is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, designated for the geological importance of glacial sediments. (Crown Copyright: RCAHMW AP_2014_0877)
Dinas Dinlle coastal fort is owned by the National Trust. It is set on a hill of glacial drift sediments overlooking the sea and Caernarfonshire coastal plain. The fort is protected as a Scheduled Monument whilst the hill itself is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, designated for the geological importance of glacial sediments. (Crown Copyright: RCAHMW AP_2014_0877)

5 December, The Royal Commission Christmas Lecture, Drwm, National Library of Wales, 5pm. This year’s talk is on A Story of Sand, Sea and Storms: Uncovering the Secrets of Dinas Dinlle Hillfort in Gwynedd and will be given by Louise Barker and Daniel Hunt (CHERISH, RCAHMW) with Sarah Davies and Patrick Robson (CHERISH, Aberystwyth University, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences). As part of the CHERISH–Climate Change and Coastal Heritage project–exciting new investigations are uncovering the secrets of Dinas Dinlle hillfort before it is lost to the sea.

The talk will reveal highlights from their recent work, including the 2019 excavations which uncovered one of the largest and best-preserved roundhouses in North Wales.

Free admission by ticket.

Date and Time: 5 December 2019, 5pm

Location: Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwth, SY23 3BU.

To register for tickets online, please visit: A Story of Sand, Sea and Storms: Uncovering the Secrets of Dinas Dinlle Hillfort in Gwynedd

Once again, the Royal Commission’s Christmas Lecture will be held in conjunction with the National Library’s late-night Christmas shopping event: Noswaith Siopa Hwyr, 5pm ─ 8pm, with entertainment, seasonal refreshments, and stalls selling a selection of quality goods.

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Please note that this lecture will also be given at 6pm on 16 January 2020 in Bangor.

11/18/2019

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