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Plas Meilw Hut Circles

A Scheduled Monument in Trearddur, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

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Latitude: 53.2956 / 53°17'44"N

Longitude: -4.6575 / 4°39'26"W

OS Eastings: 222986

OS Northings: 380926

OS Grid: SH229809

Mapcode National: GBR GMWZ.TL2

Mapcode Global: WH31B.FFDB

Entry Name: Plas Meilw Hut Circles

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 528

Cadw Legacy ID: AN033

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Unenclosed hut circle

Period: Prehistoric

County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)

Community: Trearddur

Traditional County: Anglesey


The remains of a hut group situated on rough, rocky ground. There are two round huts clearly visible towards the N end of the site. The hut to the N forms a level platform on sloping ground and is 8 m in diameter with walls 1.5 m wide and 0.15 - 0.75 m high. The entrance was probably on the E side. The hut to the SE is 5 - 6 m in diameter with walls 1.5 m wide and 0.5 - 0.75 m high. The entrance was possibly on the NW side. In 1868 the Hon. W. O. Stanley noted 12 round huts with associated enclosures on the site.

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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