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Latitude: 52.631 / 52°37'51"N
Longitude: -3.1101 / 3°6'36"W
OS Eastings: 324959
OS Northings: 304269
OS Grid: SJ249042
Mapcode National: GBR B1.7BZC
Mapcode Global: WH79X.647C
Entry Name: Offa's Dyke: Section from North Lodge, Leighton Park to Old Quarry S of Green Wood
Scheduled Date: 9 December 1988
Source ID: 1982
Cadw Legacy ID: MG035
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)
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.
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