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Coed Henblas Moated Site

A Scheduled Monument in Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

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Latitude: 53.087 / 53°5'13"N

Longitude: -3.2748 / 3°16'29"W

OS Eastings: 314713

OS Northings: 355183

OS Grid: SJ147551

Mapcode National: GBR 6T.9H0V

Mapcode Global: WH77H.NNRS

Entry Name: Coed Henblas Moated Site

Scheduled Date: 30 March 1988

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2340

Cadw Legacy ID: DE232

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

Community: Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Traditional County: Denbighshire


The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead, which is rectangular in plan and measures around 40m N-S x 30m internally. This is a prominent mound surrounded by a ditch on all sides and an entrance on the western side.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence. 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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