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Latitude: 51.8786 / 51°52'43"N
Longitude: -2.7941 / 2°47'38"W
OS Eastings: 345431
OS Northings: 220305
OS Grid: SO454203
Mapcode National: GBR FG.RZGH
Mapcode Global: VH794.J17N
Entry Name: Area of Deserted Medieval Settlement, Skenfrith
Scheduled Date: 15 August 1994
Source ID: 298
Cadw Legacy ID: MM215
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Deserted Medieval Village
County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Community: Llangattock-Vibon-Avel (Llangatwg Feibion Afel)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument comprises the remains of earthworks, platforms and building footings, representing a deserted village, of probable medieval date. The village was associated with the castle and village of Skenfrith. Excavations revealed early timber buildings built over by later stone buildings of 13th to 14th century date. The monument lies in two adjacent pasture fields, one on either side of the village street.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument forms an important element within the wider medieval context and the scheduled area may be expected to contain a wide range of archaeological information, including chronological detail and evidence in regard to construction techniques and agricultural methods. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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