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| Breiddin Hillfort |
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|Description ||This view of Breidden is taken from another hillfort: Nesscliffe in Shropshire.
A decade of clearance work was completed in 2000, which discovered it came into existance around 800 BC and had stone ramparts 20 feet high.
This is another one of the hillforts thought to have been used by Caractacus (Caradoc) in his ill fated fight against the Romans.
It has also been associated with the historical Arthur as the possible location of the battle of Mount Badon. How it ended up being called Badon when the original Welsh text refers to it as Caer Faddon (pronounced something like Care Vathon) is anyone's guess.|
|Apologies for the mispelling of Breiddin, which is prounce something like 'Brythin'. |
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