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Cefn Wylfre Platform House

A Scheduled Monument in Aberedw, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1487 / 52°8'55"N

Longitude: -3.2569 / 3°15'24"W

OS Eastings: 314094

OS Northings: 250789

OS Grid: SO140507

Mapcode National: GBR YV.6YJS

Mapcode Global: VH6B2.H8K5

Entry Name: Cefn Wylfre Platform House

Scheduled Date: 1 June 2000

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1622

Cadw Legacy ID: RD179

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Platform house

Period: Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Aberedw

Traditional County: Radnorshire

Description

The monument consists of a platform house, a levelled area of ground on which a house is built.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of settlement organisation. 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. a platform house may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is a rectangle and measures 40m x 30m.

Source: Cadw

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