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Latitude: 53.0162 / 53°0'58"N
Longitude: -4.2834 / 4°17'0"W
OS Eastings: 246923
OS Northings: 348978
OS Grid: SH469489
Mapcode National: GBR 5H.G3YP
Mapcode Global: WH440.5GK3
Entry Name: Caerau Ancient Village
Source ID: 2429
Cadw Legacy ID: CN067
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Enclosed hut circle
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of an enclosed settlement of multiple hut circles and early fields on the lower slopes of Mynydd Craig Goch, which probably dates from the first millennium BC. The scheduled area includes two of the settlement sites and a part of the associated fields.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric settlement practices. It is an important relic of the prehistoric landscape and retains significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of environmental and structural evidence, including preserved internal and external floor levels.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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