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Pont Petryal Caerau Circles

A Scheduled Monument in Clocaenog, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

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Latitude: 53.0585 / 53°3'30"N

Longitude: -3.4278 / 3°25'40"W

OS Eastings: 304405

OS Northings: 352199

OS Grid: SJ044521

Mapcode National: GBR 6M.C7V2

Mapcode Global: WH77M.9DY5

Entry Name: Pont Petryal Caerau Circles

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3803

Cadw Legacy ID: DE041

Schedule Class: Defence

Category: Enclosure

Period: Prehistoric

County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

Community: Clocaenog

Traditional County: Denbighshire


The monument consists of a settlement of unknown date, but possibly Medieval or later prehistoric. The monument consists of two sub-circular enclosures. The western enclosure is c.35m in diameter, and defined by a tumbled wall, c.2.0m wide and 0.3m high, with traces of possible buildings, curvilinear/rectilinear, attached to the south. The eastern enclosure is c.48m in diameter, and defined by a tumbled wall, c.2.0m wide an 0.3m high, with possible buildings, curvilinear/rectilinear, attached in the south.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of 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.

Source: Cadw

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