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Oaklands Moated Site

A Scheduled Monument in Felin-fach (Felin-fâch), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9792 / 51°58'45"N

Longitude: -3.3473 / 3°20'50"W

OS Eastings: 307558

OS Northings: 232055

OS Grid: SO075320

Mapcode National: GBR YR.KDBC

Mapcode Global: VH6BS.XJR2

Entry Name: Oaklands Moated Site

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1720

Cadw Legacy ID: BR041

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Felin-fach (Felin-fâch)

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead, of late medieval date. The monument comprises a rectangular platform measuring 46m NE/SW by 51m NW/SE surrounded by a flat bottomed moat containing a stream on three sides, with a counterscarp bank outside. Irregularities and boulders on the ground inside the ditch suggests the presence of walls.

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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