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Latitude: 51.7669 / 51°46'0"N
Longitude: -4.5661 / 4°33'57"W
OS Eastings: 223030
OS Northings: 210695
OS Grid: SN230106
Mapcode National: GBR D3.ZXRT
Mapcode Global: VH2P8.SVZC
Entry Name: Deserted Medieval Settlement
Source ID: 2814
Cadw Legacy ID: CM220
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Deserted Medieval Village
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Eglwyscummin (Eglwys Gymyn)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of earthworks, platforms, building footings and hollow ways, representing a deserted village of probable medieval date. Surviving as low banks and ditches the remains are located in the area between St Margaret’s Church and Common Church Farm an cover an area of some 3.5 hectares.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument forms an important element within the wider medieval context and the scheduled area may be expected to contain a wide range of archaeological information, including chronological detail and evidence in regard to construction techniques and agricultural methods.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.