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Hut Group north of Glan'r Afon

A Scheduled Monument in Moelfre, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

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Latitude: 53.3448 / 53°20'41"N

Longitude: -4.2535 / 4°15'12"W

OS Eastings: 250077

OS Northings: 385469

OS Grid: SH500854

Mapcode National: GBR HMWV.LCY

Mapcode Global: WH42G.M6Q4

Entry Name: Hut Group N of Glan'r Afon

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 185

Cadw Legacy ID: AN095

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Unenclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

Community: Moelfre

Traditional County: Anglesey


The monument comprises the remains of a complex of structures that probably date to the Iron Age or Romano-British period (c. 800 BC - AD 400), including at least one well preserved hut-circle and two sections of linear walling. The internal diameter of the hut circle is between 7.5 and 8.0 m, with a rubble-filled double wall 1.2 m thick, of upright limestone slabs up to 0.8 m high. The 2.0 m wide entrance is on the NE. A large ash tree is growing inside the hut on the N side.

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 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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