• Medieval

    CARDIGAN ISLAND

    by  • December 15, 2014 • Ceredigion, Ferwig, Medieval, Period • 0 Comments

      History: There is evidence of a settlement here from the Post Roman period. On the island is a long embankment, dividing the land area into two, and an eroded circular enclosure containing the apparent foundations of buildings. There is also evidence of ploughing in the medieval and post-medieval periods. An extent of Cardigan...

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    GRANANT UCHAF

    by  • September 11, 2013 • Farm, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    History: In 1375 the property, referred to as “…cors Granant…”, with standing buildings, was probably held by Rees ap Griffith ap Gwilym and his wife, Gladws, daughter of Lewelyn. Reference was made in 1442 to “…dominiurium de graunt et lefose…” – the property of William Lloyd. In 1584 the property comprised “..Granant ycha…” and...

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    CAPEL

    by  • August 20, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Farm, House, Medieval, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: The name means ‘Chapel’. The property probably takes its name from a lost mediaeval pilgrim’s chapel that once stood at Capel-bach, and may have been dedicated to St. Bartholemew. Capel was recorded in 1671. In 1806-17 John Jonathan lived here. On 22nd February 1806 Catherine Jonathan, wife of John Jonathan, died aged 56....

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