Hythe Hillfort

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Up until 1161, Hythe hillfort was the capital of the Niras Clan. Its final occupant, Govannon, was overthrown by the Three Orphans of Treharne. Rodric became chieftain and had Govannon beheaded. He then moved the Nirasian seat of power 60 miles west and named his new home Caerniras. Abandoned, Hythe fell into disrepair and is now only home to the local wildlife. Many travellers passing the hillfort report hearing strange whining sounds coming from inside its walls. Many believe this to be the haunting cries of Govannon’s spirit, desperate to be reunited with its head.