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Llangan Church Cropmark Enclosure

A Scheduled Monument in Henllanfallteg (Henllan Fallteg), Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8372 / 51°50'13"N

Longitude: -4.6469 / 4°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 217733

OS Northings: 218714

OS Grid: SN177187

Mapcode National: GBR D0.VG09

Mapcode Global: VH2P1.D2PX

Entry Name: Llangan Church Cropmark Enclosure

Scheduled Date: 2 March 1994

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2180

Cadw Legacy ID: CM264

Schedule Class: Monument

Category: Enclosure

Period: Prehistoric

County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

Community: Henllanfallteg (Henllan Fallteg)

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of an earthwork/stone-built enclosure. The date or precise nature of the enclosure is unknown, but it is likely to be later prehistoric. The inner enclosure measures c. 17m in diameter and the outer oval enclosure c. 95m by 15m. A linear cropmark gives the southern boundary to monument and slight earthworks in northern half of OS field No 7563 may correspond to cropmark features.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric defensive organisation and settlement. The site forms an important element within the wider later prehistoric context and within the surrounding landscape. The site is well preserved and retains considerable archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of evidence relating to chronology, building techniques and functional detail. 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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