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Carn Goedog medieval house and settlement, Pembrokeshire.

Schlee, D., Comeau, R., Parker Pearson, M. and Welham, K., 2018. Carn Goedog medieval house and settlement, Pembrokeshire. Archaeologia cambrensis, 167, 245 - 255.

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This report describes the investigation in 2011 and 2015 of two groups of relict houses on an upland common on the north flank of the Preseli hills in North Pembrokeshire. Their locations, along with medieval records, provide strong indications that these were seasonal settlements. Excavation of one subrectangular building (House C) produced finds that included medieval pottery and a spindle whorl with Romanesque decoration. A radiocarbon date of cal. AD 1030–1200 at 95.4% confidence from charcoal in the hearth of this building provides the earliest firm date identified as yet for hafodydd (‘seasonal settlements’) in Wales

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Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:31410
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:31 Oct 2018 08:49
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