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Mynnydd Caregog Hut Circle

A Scheduled Monument in Cwm Gwaun, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.9925 / 51°59'33"N

Longitude: -4.8537 / 4°51'13"W

OS Eastings: 204168

OS Northings: 236520

OS Grid: SN041365

Mapcode National: GBR CQ.JQQ7

Mapcode Global: VH1QP.T5DW

Entry Name: Mynnydd Caregog Hut Circle

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 461

Cadw Legacy ID: PE310

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Unenclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Cwm Gwaun

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument comprises the remains of an isolated hut circle that probably dates to the Iron Age or Romano-British period (c. 800 BC - AD 400). Mynydd Caregog Hut Circle measures 60ft in diameter from crest to crest with a bank 12ft wide and 2ft high. There is the suggestion of an external ditch.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric domestic construction practices. The monument retains significant archaeological potential and there is a strong probability that structural evidence has survived, together with internal and external floor surfaces.

Source: Cadw

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