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Latitude: 52.8278 / 52°49'40"N
Longitude: -4.0431 / 4°2'35"W
OS Eastings: 262440
OS Northings: 327540
OS Grid: SH624275
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.TVQP
Mapcode Global: WH566.V5WZ
Entry Name: Hut Circle Settlement East of Caer-Cynog
Scheduled Date: 22 July 1998
Source ID: 876
Cadw Legacy ID: ME180
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Hut circle settlement
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The monument comprises an extensive and well-preserved hut circle settlement, probably dating to the Iron Age or Romano-British period (c. 800 BC - AD 400). The site consists of six hut circles, the foundations of round houses, set within an associated field system. Several of the hut circles display structural features including annexes and porches, suggestive of alterations associated with long term use or re-occupation. Close by is a rectangular long hut of possible medieval date, adding further value to the site.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric domestic life and social organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of structural evidence and associated archaeological features and deposits, including surviving internal and external floor levels.
The scheduled areas comprise the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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