1106 CASTELL GILFACH GAM
PRN 1106 NGR SN29123325
SITE NAME CASTELL GILFACH GAM
SITE TYPE PROMONTORY FORT FORM Earthwork
PERIOD Iron Age CONDITION C SITE STATUS DESCRIPTION
Castell Gilfach Gam is an inland promontory fort lying at 160m above sea level. The summit of the triangular promontory enclosed by defences is c.50m wide and 55m long and is protected by natural steep slopes to the west, north and east. A built defence defends the easily approachable southwest side. The site is overlooked from the southwest.
A description by the RCAHM in 1925 is rather confused, and seems to mix natural features, hedge-
The site was under improved pasture in 2007.
K Murphy and R Ramsey 3 January 2007
(Dyfed Archaeological Society)
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