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Pentre Jack Settlement

A Scheduled Monument in Painscastle (Castell-paen), Powys

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Latitude: 52.0913 / 52°5'28"N

Longitude: -3.253 / 3°15'10"W

OS Eastings: 314251

OS Northings: 244402

OS Grid: SO142444

Mapcode National: GBR YV.BKQ0

Mapcode Global: VH6B8.KPMP

Entry Name: Pentre Jack Settlement

Scheduled Date: 4 April 2000

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1614

Cadw Legacy ID: RD174

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Deserted Rural Settlement

Period: Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)

Traditional County: Radnorshire


The monument consists of the remains of a deserted rural settlement, probably dating to the medieval or post-medieval period and includes seven earth platforms, two of which support the stone foundations of rectangular long huts. There are also a series of larger enclosures defined by earth banks, some likely to be contemporary with the settlement, others later.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval or post-medieval settlement organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A deserted rural settlement 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.

Source: Cadw

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