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Latitude: 52.376 / 52°22'33"N
Longitude: -3.2986 / 3°17'54"W
OS Eastings: 311694
OS Northings: 276123
OS Grid: SO116761
Mapcode National: GBR 9T.RDJN
Mapcode Global: VH68W.SJ0X
Entry Name: Moelfre Hill Deserted Rural Settlement
Scheduled Date: 10 November 1999
Source ID: 849
Cadw Legacy ID: RD171
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Platform house
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument consists of a platform house, a levelled area of ground on which a house is built. There are stone foundations of a building, set upon an earth platform within a large banked enclosure, which has been subdivided into four or more internal enclosures, apparently contemporary with the dwelling.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of settlement organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques. a platform house may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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