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Latitude: 53.2218 / 53°13'18"N
Longitude: -4.0218 / 4°1'18"W
OS Eastings: 265116
OS Northings: 371322
OS Grid: SH651713
Mapcode National: GBR 5V.11JM
Mapcode Global: WH549.684Y
Entry Name: Settlement Above Ffridd Ddu
Scheduled Date: 22 January 1997
Source ID: 902
Cadw Legacy ID: CN243
Schedule Class: Domestic
Category: Hut circle settlement
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises several hut circles, the foundations of round houses probably dating to the Bronze Age or Iron Age (c.2300 BC - AD 74). This compact early settlement lies on high north-west-facing pasture above Ffridd Ddu. Both rectangular and circular huts are represented, associated with a small enclosure and yard.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric domestic life and social organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of structural evidence and 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.