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Capel Eithin (site of) and Cemetery

A Scheduled Monument in Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

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Latitude: 53.2293 / 53°13'45"N

Longitude: -4.2634 / 4°15'48"W

OS Eastings: 249011

OS Northings: 372643

OS Grid: SH490726

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.0GV5

Mapcode Global: WH431.H315

Entry Name: Capel Eithin (site of) and Cemetery

Scheduled Date: 3 November 1978

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 518

Cadw Legacy ID: AN120

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Chapel

Period: Prehistoric

County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

Community: Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog


Much, of the scheduled area was excavated in 1980 and 1981 by Gwynedd Archaeological Trust.

The site proved to be extremely complex, providing evidence for Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age/Roman and Early Christian activity. Archaeological remains would appear to continue beyond the excavated area.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge multi period sites. 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.

Source: Cadw

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