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Latitude: 51.4814 / 51°28'52"N
Longitude: -3.6392 / 3°38'21"W
OS Eastings: 286265
OS Northings: 177099
OS Grid: SS862770
Mapcode National: GBR H9.KZ76
Mapcode Global: VH5HP.V1Y6
Entry Name: Merthyr Mawr Warren
Scheduled Date: 8 December 1984
Source ID: 611
Cadw Legacy ID: GM432
Schedule Class: Unassigned
Category: Unclassified site
County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Community: St. Bride's Major (Saint-y-Brid)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument consists of the multi-period remains of a large number of archaeological sites. The vast sand dunes at Merthyr Mawr cover a variety of archaeological sites which range from prehistoric funerary, ritual and domestic remains through to medieval/post-medieval deserted settlement.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric funerary and ritual sites and medieval/post-medieval settlement and organization. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. These sites form part of a cluster of monuments and their importance can be further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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