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Latitude: 52.9689 / 52°58'8"N
Longitude: -3.8954 / 3°53'43"W
OS Eastings: 272809
OS Northings: 342965
OS Grid: SH728429
Mapcode National: GBR 60.JVMB
Mapcode Global: WH55J.4MBT
Entry Name: Bryn-y-Castell Hillfort
Scheduled Date: 19 November 1979
Source ID: 273
Cadw Legacy ID: ME104
Schedule Class: Defence
Traditional County: Merionethshire
A small hillfort of 40 m by 25 m surrounded by a dry-stone wall. The interior is flat, grass-grown and unploughed. Remains of one round building survive and there appear to be the platforms of several others. The entrance is on the N and several structures occupy the slopes below the fort.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Prehistoric settlement and defence. 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.
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