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Monday, November 9, 2009

North Wales Iron Age fort given preservation facelift

From the Leader:

WORK to preserve an ancient relic in one of North Wales' most beautiful rural areas is expected to end this year.

Teams of country skills experts have been working on improving access to Moel Fenlli, an Iron Age hillfort, in Moel Famau country park, as well as trying to protect it from erosion.

The work has been carried out as part of Denbighshire Council’s Heather and Hillforts project, which centres around the Clwydian Range.

Samantha Williams, hillfort conservation officer, said: “The site is a scheduled ancient monument and a new innovative solution has been developed which means that nothing is put into the ground that could damage the archaeology.

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