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Latitude: 51.4311 / 51°25'51"N
Longitude: -3.2226 / 3°13'21"W
OS Eastings: 315103
OS Northings: 170939
OS Grid: ST151709
Mapcode National: GBR HW.P23R
Mapcode Global: VH6FL.3968
Entry Name: Romano-British Farmstead, Dinas Powys Common
Scheduled Date: 16 May 1988
Source ID: 1138
Cadw Legacy ID: GM431
Schedule Class: Domestic
County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Community: Dinas Powys
Built-Up Area: Dinas Powis
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument consists of the remains of a Romano-British settlement dating to the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. Earthwork banks suggest a sub-rectangular enclosure (possibly the site of a dwelling), with field banks emanating out from this.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Roman settlement and agricultural practices. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A field system 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.
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