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Middleton Moated Site

A Scheduled Monument in Sully and Lavernock (Sili a Larnog), Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)

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Latitude: 51.4102 / 51°24'36"N

Longitude: -3.2229 / 3°13'22"W

OS Eastings: 315041

OS Northings: 168622

OS Grid: ST150686

Mapcode National: GBR HW.QG14

Mapcode Global: VH6FL.3T08

Entry Name: Middleton Moated Site

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 187

Cadw Legacy ID: GM378

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)

Community: Sully and Lavernock (Sili a Larnog)

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan


The monument comprises the remains of a medieval moated homestead. A trapezoidal area measuring c. 39m by 23m is raised up around 1m above ground level. The interior is flat and the sides are quite steep on the north and west. On the east the side is less steep and only 0.3m high. On the south there is no clear-cut edge.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence.

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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