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CANNINGTON PARK CAMP

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  BATTLE OF CYNUIT, GYNWIR CASTLE, CYNWIR CASTLE
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Earthwork remains of an Iron Age univallate hillfort; excavation uncovered evidence for a possible Roman reoccupation of the site; Neolithic/Bronze Age pottery has also been found on this site. It has also been suggested that this was the site of the Early Medieval battle of Cynuit, fought in 878 AD between Viking forces under Ubhe Ragnarson and the Anglo-Saxons under Ealdorman Odda, in which the Anglo-Saxons were victorious.

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