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Ffrith Roman Site

A Scheduled Monument in Llanfynydd, Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)

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Latitude: 53.0901 / 53°5'24"N

Longitude: -3.068 / 3°4'4"W

OS Eastings: 328569

OS Northings: 355301

OS Grid: SJ285553

Mapcode National: GBR 72.9C8J

Mapcode Global: WH77L.VL6D

Entry Name: Ffrith Roman Site

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2220

Cadw Legacy ID: FL164

Schedule Class: Unassigned

Category: Unclassified site

Period: Roman

County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)

Community: Llanfynydd

Traditional County: Flintshire


The monument consists of an unclassified site of unknown origin and date and refers to the village of Ffrith which has been known as a Roman settlement since the 16th century. Casual findings and small scale excavations indicate that the remains are extensive and in places substantial. Site A, the playing fields, is the main undeveloped area and the site of various 19th C finds and Site B is important, being the last site available on the street frontage, which follows Offa's Dyke. A 'hypocaust' was found here in 1870. The monument is of national importance as it retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself 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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