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Latitude: 53.1088 / 53°6'31"N
Longitude: -4.1166 / 4°6'59"W
OS Eastings: 258413
OS Northings: 358938
OS Grid: SH584589
Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.82H5
Mapcode Global: WH54T.Q4X2
Entry Name: Hut Circle Settlement and Rectangular Hut North of Hebron Station
Scheduled Date: 13 March 1998
Source ID: 1519
Cadw Legacy ID: CN288
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Unenclosed hut circle
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises archaeological elements of two periods: a small unenclosed settlement of the Iron Age or Romano-British period consisting of three hut circles and an oval enclosure or cairn; a rectangular hut likely to date to the medieval period.
The site has great archaeological value because of the well preserved nature of the huts. The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric and perhaps medieval 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. In addition, waterlogging is likely to have resulted in the preservation of buried environmental evidence and organic materials. The close association of huts of different periods gives the site particular archaeological importance as an example of long term land use.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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