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Latitude: 53.1991 / 53°11'56"N
Longitude: -4.0348 / 4°2'5"W
OS Eastings: 264173
OS Northings: 368829
OS Grid: SH641688
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.2JCC
Mapcode Global: WH548.ZVTB
Entry Name: Hut Circle at Twll Pant-Hiriol
Scheduled Date: 27 April 1998
Source ID: 893
Cadw Legacy ID: CN258
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Unenclosed hut circle
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of a well preserved, isolated stone-built circular hut that probably dates to the Iron Age or Romano-British period (c. 800 BC - AD 400). It is located in a sheltered position in a moderately steep sided valley on the slopes of Moel Wnion. The hut is associated with a number of possibly contemporary features including a pond, platform and leat. The monument lies within an area of intensive Iron Age / Romano-British settlement.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric domestic construction practices. The monument retains significant archaeological potential and there is a strong probability that structural evidence has survived, together with internal and external floor surfaces and environmental evidence. Its location within an area of intensive Iron Age / Romano-British settlement also gives it important group value as part of a wider later prehistoric domestic landscape.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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