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Latitude: 51.6005 / 51°36'1"N
Longitude: -2.8818 / 2°52'54"W
OS Eastings: 339023
OS Northings: 189442
OS Grid: ST390894
Mapcode National: GBR JB.B9V9
Mapcode Global: VH7BG.01CC
Entry Name: Moated Site 200m South West of Court Farm
Scheduled Date: 20 June 1973
Source ID: 571
Cadw Legacy ID: MM188
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Moated Site
County: Newport (Casnewydd)
Community: Bishton (Trefesgob)
Built-Up Area: Underwood
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead. The site consists of a roughly square platform, measuring 40m by 40m, surrounded by a moat on the N, E and W sides. The moat is 6m wide and up to 0.8m deep and there is an entrance causeway on the N side.
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.
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