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Latitude: 51.4188 / 51°25'7"N
Longitude: -3.4028 / 3°24'10"W
OS Eastings: 302549
OS Northings: 169794
OS Grid: ST025697
Mapcode National: GBR HM.PYLJ
Mapcode Global: VH6FG.YLYR
Entry Name: Fleminston Deserted Village
Source ID: 3692
Cadw Legacy ID: GM300
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Deserted Medieval Village
County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Community: St. Athan (Sain Tathan)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains of a medieval deserted village. Situated on the south slope of the Thaw Valley. Earthworks, platforms and building footings are visible. A depression measuring c. 40m by 35m at the foot of the slope is likely to be a former pond and has the remains of an earth dam on the north with an outflow channel on the north-east. Traces of a hollow way run up and across the slope to the well defined earthworks of a group of small crofts and fields encompassing the sites of a least four former buildings platforms or huts.
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.
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