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Latitude: 53.2391 / 53°14'20"N
Longitude: -3.2886 / 3°17'18"W
OS Eastings: 314096
OS Northings: 372118
OS Grid: SJ140721
Mapcode National: GBR 5ZGZ.TL
Mapcode Global: WH76Q.GV76
Entry Name: Bron Fadog Enclosure
Source ID: 2223
Cadw Legacy ID: FL173
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthwork enclosure. The date or precise nature of the enclosure is unknown, but it is likely to be later prehistoric. The monument lies within an area of improved pasture and is visible as a low, sub-circular earthwork measuring around 30m in diameter internally, with a surrounding, rather denuded bank which meaures 5m wide x 0.5m high. There is no trace of an outer ditch.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric defensive organisation and settlement. The site forms an important element within the wider later prehistoric context and within the surrounding landscape. The site is well preserved and retains considerable archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of evidence relating to chronology, building techniques and functional detail.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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