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Bodafon Mountain Early Medieval Homestead

A Scheduled Monument in Llanddyfnan, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

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Latitude: 53.3371 / 53°20'13"N

Longitude: -4.2971 / 4°17'49"W

OS Eastings: 247145

OS Northings: 384701

OS Grid: SH471847

Mapcode National: GBR HMRW.JBZ

Mapcode Global: WH42F.YDX2

Entry Name: Bodafon Mountain Early Medieval Homestead

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2517

Cadw Legacy ID: AN039

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Settlement

Period: Post Medieval/Modern

County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

Community: Llanddyfnan

Traditional County: Anglesey


Group consisting of rectangular huts and enclosures, with terraces and boundary walls, probably forming an early medieval residence. On SE slope of Bodafon Mountain, 1500m SSW of church.

A number of field boundaries can be seen within the forest surrounding the remaining buildings.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of early medieval settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structures themselves may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.

The scheduled areas comprise the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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