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Latitude: 52.1235 / 52°7'24"N
Longitude: -3.2584 / 3°15'30"W
OS Eastings: 313941
OS Northings: 247990
OS Grid: SO139479
Mapcode National: GBR YV.8BF1
Mapcode Global: VH6B2.GWRH
Entry Name: Llanbedr Hill Platform House
Scheduled Date: 1 June 2000
Source ID: 1625
Cadw Legacy ID: RD181
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Platform house
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument consists of a platform house, a levelled area of ground on which a house is built. The remains include a stone walled building measuring 11m x 5m set on an earth platform built into a SSW facing slope at the edge of the Llanbedr Hill common. The house lies within the boundaries of a large earth banked enclosure.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of settlement organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques. a platform house may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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