The newly-discovered roundhouse
could disappear within the next 50 years due to "increasing coastal erosion".
Mr Amor said: "We're still investigating and recording the remains of the roundhouse
but considering its size and build quality it may have been home to an important figure in the community - perhaps the chief or head of the village - or it could have been used as a space for community activities."
"It's unusual to get so many roundhouses
surviving together in this way.
Well you will soon get to experience all this and more when Martin Mere launches its newest attraction this month: Mere Tun, a traditional roundhouse
Geoff Simpson, who designed the Roundhouse
in conjunction with business partner John Allinson, told farmers that he designed it with the environmental needs of cattle in mind, married to the best handling system to reduce stress and make managing the cattle as easy as possible.
, measuring 20ft in diameter and 14ft high, is being hand-made with wattle and daub walls, beams and a thatched roof.
, which is mounted on stilts, was built as a fascinating example of an environmentally-friendly building that will be the focus of educational trips by thousands of school pupils.
LAST LOOK: An overview of the archaeological site at Warwick University where the remains of 17 Iron Age roundhouses
were uncovered; SURPRISED: Margaret Rylatt; HOME LIFE: A view of the rings (above) outlining the roundhouses
and (right) an Iron Age lamp found during excavations
The number and size of the roundhouses
uncovered makes the find a significant English Iron Age site and one of the most important in the West Midlands.
Members of Ceredigion County Council's development control committee on August 14 approved two shelters - in a roundhouse
style with thatched roofs - for storage of animal feed, tools and machinery, and to provide workshop space, plus two associated compost toilets.
The team was involved in building the smaller of the two roundhouses
which has residential accommodation for 10 people and modern underfloor heating.
Camp Knowe and Castle Hills are hill forts, while two other ancient settlements consist of stone-built roundhouses