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Coed Cae Fali Hut Circle Settlement

A Scheduled Monument in Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9425 / 52°56'32"N

Longitude: -4.0411 / 4°2'27"W

OS Eastings: 262940

OS Northings: 340294

OS Grid: SH629402

Mapcode National: GBR 5T.LNTP

Mapcode Global: WH55M.W9VK

Entry Name: Coed Cae Fali Hut Circle Settlement

Scheduled Date: 6 October 1994

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3252

Cadw Legacy ID: ME149

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Enclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Gwynedd

Community: Penrhyndeudraeth

Traditional County: Merionethshire


Hut Circle Settlement: There is one fairly large round hut and an attached structure which may be round or sub-rectangular. The E sides of these two features seem to have been cleared in the past, but the W sides are well preserved. There is a narrow, possibly original, gap through the W wall of the round hut.

To the S is a strange, flat-topped knoll which looks as though it should be artificial, but no evidence for this could be found.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric settlement and land use. 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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