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Cors-y-Gedol Settlements & Field System

A Scheduled Monument in Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7866 / 52°47'11"N

Longitude: -4.0636 / 4°3'49"W

OS Eastings: 260928

OS Northings: 322998

OS Grid: SH609229

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.XHCM

Mapcode Global: WH56D.K752

Entry Name: Cors-y-Gedol Settlements & Field System

Scheduled Date: 10 June 1991

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2496

Cadw Legacy ID: ME128

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Enclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Gwynedd

Community: Dyffryn Ardudwy

Traditional County: Merionethshire


Extensive multi-period settlement site with funerary monuments dating from the Neolithic period onwards.

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