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Moat north west of Merryborough Farm

A Scheduled Monument in Wiston (Cas-wis), Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.8165 / 51°48'59"N

Longitude: -4.9097 / 4°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 199539

OS Northings: 217100

OS Grid: SM995171

Mapcode National: GBR CN.WNV5

Mapcode Global: VH1RF.VL8V

Entry Name: Moat NW of Merryborough Farm

Scheduled Date: 9 September 1994

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 684

Cadw Legacy ID: PE465

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Wiston (Cas-wis)

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead.

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. It is a square, with sides 70m in length.

Source: Cadw

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