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Latitude: 53.0612 / 53°3'40"N
Longitude: -4.2708 / 4°16'14"W
OS Eastings: 247923
OS Northings: 353958
OS Grid: SH479539
Mapcode National: GBR 5J.C10Y
Mapcode Global: WH43T.CBJ2
Entry Name: Early Habitation Site 180m West of Pen-Yr-Allt
Source ID: 3174
Cadw Legacy ID: CN088
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Concentric enclosed hut circle
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
A stone-walled 'concentric antennae enclosure', having a circular structure, c.10 in diameter, placed centrally within the sub-circular inner enclosure, c.24-38m across, the outer circuit being c.60m in diameter, the entrance facing E.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric settlement and defence. 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.
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