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Latitude: 51.9628 / 51°57'46"N
Longitude: -5.0278 / 5°1'40"W
OS Eastings: 192082
OS Northings: 233701
OS Grid: SM920337
Mapcode National: GBR CH.LHK4
Mapcode Global: VH1QL.SXWP
Entry Name: Castell Hendre-Wen
Source ID: 231
Cadw Legacy ID: PE081
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Pencaer (Pen-caer)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthwork/stone-built enclosure. The date or precise nature of the enclosure is unknown, but it is likely to be later prehistoric or medieval. It is a circular earthwork with an interior diameter of 90 yds. An entrance is on the north-west and the ditch is almost obliterated except on the south side.
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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