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Latitude: 51.8414 / 51°50'29"N
Longitude: -3.9288 / 3°55'43"W
OS Eastings: 267220
OS Northings: 217627
OS Grid: SN672176
Mapcode National: GBR DZ.V048
Mapcode Global: VH4J4.VZC7
Entry Name: Garreg Las Hut Group
Scheduled Date: 2 December 1963
Source ID: 3298
Cadw Legacy ID: CM204
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Enclosed hut circle
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises a hut circle, the foundations of round house, and associated enclosure probably dating to the Bronze Age or Iron Age (c.2300 BC - AD 74). Situated on a north-west facing slope the enclosure measures c 20 m in diameter; the hut circle is set into its east side, partly terraced into the slope to give a level interior and measures c 6m in diameter, it has a west facing entrance gap. Both hut circle and enclosure are defined by partly turfed-over rubble walls averaging 1.5m wide and up to 0.3m high.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric domestic life and social organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of structural evidence and associated archaeological features and deposits.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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