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Latitude: 52.5541 / 52°33'14"N
Longitude: -3.1195 / 3°7'10"W
OS Eastings: 324195
OS Northings: 295732
OS Grid: SO241957
Mapcode National: GBR B1.D2NR
Mapcode Global: VH686.W26B
Entry Name: Offa's Dyke: Section from Dudston Covert, Lymore to Lack Brook, Churchstoke
Source ID: 1984
Cadw Legacy ID: MG038
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
Community: Montgomery (Trefaldwyn)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
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 early medieval defensive organisation and settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A dyke may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can be further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and the areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. The majority of the scheduled area is up to c.40m wide, forming a linear strip enclosing the bank and ditch.
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