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Bodafon Mountain Hut Groups

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

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Latitude: 53.3394 / 53°20'21"N

Longitude: -4.2982 / 4°17'53"W

OS Eastings: 247082

OS Northings: 384963

OS Grid: SH470849

Mapcode National: GBR HMRW.9VC

Mapcode Global: WH42F.YBD8

Entry Name: Bodafon Mountain Hut Groups

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2518

Cadw Legacy ID: AN040

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Enclosed hut circle

Period: Roman

County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

Community: Llanddyfnan

Traditional County: Anglesey


A series of round huts situated on a natural terrace on the SE slopes of Bodafon Mountain. The scheduled area contains three separate groups of huts, one enclosed and two unenclosed. To the NNE of these, and just outside the scheduled area, is an oval hut group containing one large and one small round hut. The sites lie on open heath land.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Romano British 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 area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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