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Penley Hall Moated Site

A Scheduled Monument in Maelor South (De Maelor), Wrexham (Wrecsam)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9584 / 52°57'30"N

Longitude: -2.8696 / 2°52'10"W

OS Eastings: 341683

OS Northings: 340463

OS Grid: SJ416404

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.KRGQ

Mapcode Global: WH89D.WWQY

Entry Name: Penley Hall Moated Site

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3093

Cadw Legacy ID: FL097

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)

Community: Maelor South (De Maelor)

Built-Up Area: Penley

Traditional County: Flintshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead and measures 45yds square and is surrounded by a moat 15-20ft wide. It is now used as a kitchen garden.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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