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Llancadle Deserted Medieval Village

A Scheduled Monument in Llancarfan, Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)

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Latitude: 51.4043 / 51°24'15"N

Longitude: -3.3888 / 3°23'19"W

OS Eastings: 303494

OS Northings: 168165

OS Grid: ST034681

Mapcode National: GBR HN.QNBY

Mapcode Global: VH6FH.6YVV

Entry Name: Llancadle Deserted Medieval Village

Scheduled Date: 28 September 1999

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 858

Cadw Legacy ID: GM534

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Deserted Medieval Village

Period: Medieval

County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)

Community: Llancarfan

Traditional County: Glamorgan


The monument comprises the remains of earthworks, platforms and building footings, representing a deserted village, of probable medieval date. The structures were situated around a sunken trackway or hollow way".

The remains are located to the south-west of the modern settlement.

A manorial map of 1622 shows the settlement as abandoned.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument forms an important element within the wider medieval context and the scheduled area may be expected to contain a wide range of archaeological information

Source: Cadw

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