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Ffridd Fedw Round Hut, Enclosure, Ancient Fields and Kerb Cairn

A Scheduled Monument in Talsarnau, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8761 / 52°52'33"N

Longitude: -4.057 / 4°3'25"W

OS Eastings: 261658

OS Northings: 332937

OS Grid: SH616329

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.QYSZ

Mapcode Global: WH55T.NZ90

Entry Name: Ffridd Fedw Round Hut, Enclosure, Ancient Fields and Kerb Cairn

Scheduled Date: 7 May 1980

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2485

Cadw Legacy ID: ME111

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Kerb cairn

Period: Prehistoric

County: Gwynedd

Community: Talsarnau

Traditional County: Merionethshire


A single round hut with an adjacent cairn in a series of terraced fields. S of the hut, about 80 m away, is a stone-built enclosure.

The remains are in a good state of preservation and provide an interesting relationship between settlement, fields and cairn.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric settlement. 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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