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Latitude: 51.6944 / 51°41'39"N
Longitude: -3.278 / 3°16'40"W
OS Eastings: 311765
OS Northings: 200288
OS Grid: SO117002
Mapcode National: GBR HT.4D5W
Mapcode Global: VH6D6.4NFY
Entry Name: Dyke 387m E of Clawdd Trawscae Farm
Source ID: 2888
Cadw Legacy ID: GM261
Schedule Class: Defence
Period: Early Medieval
County: Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument consists of the remains of a dyke, a defensive boundary or earthwork, dating to the medieval period.
The bank and ditch run south-west-north-east along the top of the ridge. The ditch, on the north-west side, is small, c. 1m wide. The bank is 2m wide and 0.5m high. There is a 2m gap, made by a trackway, in the middle.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval defensive organisation and settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A dyke 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.
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