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Latitude: 52.9727 / 52°58'21"N
Longitude: -4.2357 / 4°14'8"W
OS Eastings: 249966
OS Northings: 344039
OS Grid: SH499440
Mapcode National: GBR 5K.JPKG
Mapcode Global: WH446.XJ4Y
Entry Name: Hut Circle East of Taleifion
Scheduled Date: 26 February 1998
Source ID: 882
Cadw Legacy ID: CN280
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Unenclosed hut circle
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of an isolated hut circle with an adjoining enclosure or yard. The site probably dates to the Iron Age or Romano-British period (c. 800 BC - AD 400). The hut circle is of massive orthostatic construction and in an impressive state of preservation.
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. The archaeological importance of the site is enhanced by indications of an early field system in the vicinity of the hut, but outside the scheduled area.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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