Ceredigion: Iron Age Forts

Aerial view of Pen Dinas, Aberystwyth.

Aerial view of Pen Dinas, Aberystwyth.

 

In the 500 years before the Romans conquered Wales Ceredigion’s Iron Age farming population was ruled by a hierarchy of chiefs and petty chiefs whose bases were hillforts and defended enclosures which acted as symbols of authority, refuges and places of tribute collection and trade.

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Aerial view of Gaer Fawr.

Aerial view of Gaer Fawr.

08/23/2012

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