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Latitude: 53.2907 / 53°17'26"N
Longitude: -4.4898 / 4°29'23"W
OS Eastings: 234137
OS Northings: 379970
OS Grid: SH341799
Mapcode National: GBR HN90.04B
Mapcode Global: WH42K.0K85
Entry Name: Bodedern Early Christian Cemetery
Source ID: 3281
Cadw Legacy ID: AN099
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period: Early Medieval
County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)
Traditional County: Anglesey
The site of an Early Christian cemetery, part of which may still lie under a field and garden. The site was partly excavated in 1971, when burials of at least three phases were found associated with an earlier ditched enclosure. A stone inscribed with the name ERCAGNI was also found. The area that is scheduled is now occupied by two houses, a back garden and part of a field.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of early medieval burial practises. 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.