Garn Boduan

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Garn Boduan
Highest point
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
Prominence 172 m (564 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Location Llŷn Peninsula, Wales
Parent range Snowdonia and Llyn Peninsula
Garn Boduan
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Stone hut circles on Garn Boduan
Garn Boduan is located in Gwynedd
Garn Boduan
Garn Boduan
Garn Boduan shown within Gwynedd
OS grid reference SH311393
Coordinates 52°55′29″N 4°30′51″W / 52.9247°N 4.5141°W / 52.9247; -4.5141Coordinates: 52°55′29″N 4°30′51″W / 52.9247°N 4.5141°W / 52.9247; -4.5141
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Garn Boduan is an Iron Age hillfort and hill near Nefyn, on the Llŷn Peninsula in Wales.

In a survey in the 1950s the traces of over 170 round houses were identified on this site, and around 100 round houses are still visible on the ground.[1] Between 100 and 400 people may have lived in this fort.[2] The lower stone rampart is the original defence built in the Iron Age.[3] At a later date, perhaps in the 6th/7th century AD, a smaller rampart was built on the eastern side.[3]

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  1. ^ Garn Boduan,
  2. ^ "Hillforts in Iron Age Wales". World Timelines. Retrieved 29 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Garn Boduan, BBC Wales

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