The Doward
Cloard, Cloaricus, Droac

A prominent limestone hill located in the Wye Valley, near Symonds Yat, in Monmouthshire, South Wales.

This was the site of Vortigern’s castle, Ganarew.

The name “Doward” likely has Celtic origins, as is common with many place names in Wales.

Historia Regum Britanniae | Geoffrey of Monmouth, c. 1138
Roman de Brut | Wace, c. 1155