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Latitude: 51.5017 / 51°30'6"N
Longitude: -3.1563 / 3°9'22"W
OS Eastings: 319833
OS Northings: 178722
OS Grid: ST198787
Mapcode National: GBR KPC.6M
Mapcode Global: VH6F7.7JQ4
Entry Name: Pen y lan Roman Site
Source ID: 3372
Cadw Legacy ID: GM296
Schedule Class: Civil
County: Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Community: Roath (Y Rhath)
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument consists of a settlement dating to the Roman period (AD74-410). Located to the east of an old flooded quarry, a series of grass-covered hollows and banks can be discerned. Where the site meets the edge of the disused quarry, an occupation layer with indications of walls is visible. Roman pottery has been recovered from the site.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Roman settlement organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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