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Latitude: 52.9878 / 52°59'15"N
Longitude: -3.0501 / 3°3'0"W
OS Eastings: 329604
OS Northings: 343897
OS Grid: SJ296438
Mapcode National: GBR 73.HX6M
Mapcode Global: WH89B.35VB
Entry Name: Offa's Dyke: Section SW from Tatham Bridge
Scheduled Date: 23 July 1930
Source ID: 2954
Cadw Legacy ID: DE141
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)
Built-Up Area: Ruabon
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument consists of a linear earthwork, a substantial bank and ditch forming a major boundary between two adjacent landholdings, and of presumed AD 8th century date.
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 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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