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Latitude: 53.0551 / 53°3'18"N
Longitude: -3.0567 / 3°3'24"W
OS Eastings: 329272
OS Northings: 351395
OS Grid: SJ292513
Mapcode National: GBR 73.CG0Y
Mapcode Global: WH88Y.0GQQ
Entry Name: Offa's Dyke: North Section at Coedpoeth
Scheduled Date: 19 July 1965
Source ID: 3130
Cadw Legacy ID: DE182
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Community: Coedpoeth (Coed-poeth)
Built-Up Area: Coedpoeth
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument consists of the remains of a length of Offa’s Dyke, a presumed 8th century AD defensive bank and ditch. It consists of a stretch of bank, with a ditch on the western side. A counterscarp (raised bank) may be visible on the west side of the ditch in places.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval defensive organisation and settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A linear earthwork 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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