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Fron-Galed Homestead

A Scheduled Monument in Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7815 / 52°46'53"N

Longitude: -4.0891 / 4°5'20"W

OS Eastings: 259195

OS Northings: 322480

OS Grid: SH591224

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.XWQ7

Mapcode Global: WH56D.5B2Z

Entry Name: Fron-Galed Homestead

Scheduled Date: 17 March 1980

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2486

Cadw Legacy ID: ME113

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Enclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Gwynedd

Community: Dyffryn Ardudwy

Traditional County: Merionethshire


A group of hut circles: The remains consist of the foundations of three or four round buildings with traces of a surrounding enclosure wall.

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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