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Hen Domen Pre-Conquest Fields

A Scheduled Monument in Montgomery (Trefaldwyn), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5743 / 52°34'27"N

Longitude: -3.1627 / 3°9'45"W

OS Eastings: 321301

OS Northings: 298019

OS Grid: SO213980

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.BXPD

Mapcode Global: WH7B2.DK6B

Entry Name: Hen Domen Pre-Conquest Fields

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 489

Cadw Legacy ID: MG170

Schedule Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Category: Field system

Period: Early Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Montgomery (Trefaldwyn)

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Description

The monument consists of the remains of a field system, dating to the medieval period. Some ridge and furrow visible.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric/medieval settlement and agricultural practices. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A field system may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.

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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