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Cae'r Odyn Unenclosed Hut

A Scheduled Monument in Llanwnda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0909 / 53°5'27"N

Longitude: -4.2451 / 4°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 249748

OS Northings: 357208

OS Grid: SH497572

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.9787

Mapcode Global: WH43M.RKPT

Entry Name: Cae'r Odyn Unenclosed Hut

Scheduled Date: 20 November 1985

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4365

Cadw Legacy ID: CN206

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Unenclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanwnda

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

Description

The monument is made up of a Round hut, 7.6m in diameter. Hut wall is c1.5m thick, and is lined externally with massive slabs. Position of the entrance is uncertain. There are traces of terraces nearby.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself 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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