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Hodgeston Moated Site

A Scheduled Monument in Lamphey (Llandyfái), Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.6592 / 51°39'33"N

Longitude: -4.8509 / 4°51'3"W

OS Eastings: 202910

OS Northings: 199451

OS Grid: SS029994

Mapcode National: GBR GB.CDFP

Mapcode Global: VH1S7.VKWD

Entry Name: Hodgeston Moated Site

Scheduled Date: 13 June 1951

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3054

Cadw Legacy ID: PE246

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Lamphey (Llandyfái)

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead. It comprises a raised platform c. 26m square surrounded by a moat, best preserved on the south side where it is c. 6m wide and c. 1.5m deep. There is possible channel or branch of the moat heading west northwest.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence.

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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