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Latitude: 53.1669 / 53°10'0"N
Longitude: -2.9499 / 2°56'59"W
OS Eastings: 336595
OS Northings: 363726
OS Grid: SJ365637
Mapcode National: GBR 77.4HY4
Mapcode Global: WH88D.NNHL
Entry Name: Bretton Hall Moated Site
Scheduled Date: 23 August 1996
Source ID: 237
Cadw Legacy ID: FL185
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Moated Site
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Broughton and Bretton (Brychdyn a Bretton)
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead, the interior of which measures around 32m x 36m and forms a rough grass covered square, with a few trees present. Traces of well-dressed stone walling is visible on the north-west and south-west sides, presumably reveting the moat. The moat is water filled and measures between 7-10m wide.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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