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fortlet

(ˈfɔːtlət)
n
(Fortifications) a small fort
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And so it was that I found myself scrambling up a bleak hillside to reach the Castleshaw fortlet, accompanied by Second Born and the Man-in-Charge.
ered ment e What they have gathered so far suggests the settlement was there between 43 and 410AD, and despite a more militarised Roman fortlet being discovered at nearby Cemlyn Bay in 2015, this represents one of the first Roman settlements discovered in northern Anglesey.
IT once functioned as a fortlet to Chepstow Castle and boasts links to one of the town's most historic families.
The four-mile walk, taking in the sites around the scheduled ancient monument of Y Pigwyn and Waun Ddu fortlet near Trecastle, is guided by the voices of local modern-day tour guide Rory and Primus, the Roman legionary, who together tell the story of the Romans' conquest and settlement in the National Park.
Kinneil Estate - meaning "Wall's End" - has the best preserved sections of the wall along with the foundations of a fortlet.