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Latitude: 52.5839 / 52°35'2"N
Longitude: -3.1676 / 3°10'3"W
OS Eastings: 320989
OS Northings: 299098
OS Grid: SO209990
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.B8TT
Mapcode Global: WH7B2.99WY
Entry Name: Forden Gaer Roman Site
Scheduled Date: 25 May 1978
Source ID: 499
Cadw Legacy ID: MG012
Schedule Class: Defence
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises multi-period buried features and earthworks, including a prehistoric settlement and funerary features, a Roman fort and settlement, and a early Medieval hall structure.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Roman military organisation. The monument forms an important element within the wider context of the Roman occupation of Wales and the structures may contain well preserved archaeological evidence concerning chronology, layout 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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