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Soldiers' Graves Pillow Mounds

A Scheduled Monument in Llanwddyn, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7383 / 52°44'17"N

Longitude: -3.4458 / 3°26'44"W

OS Eastings: 302484

OS Northings: 316609

OS Grid: SJ024166

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.0D9Q

Mapcode Global: WH795.1FFL

Entry Name: Soldiers' Graves Pillow Mounds

Scheduled Date: 9 December 1998

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3883

Cadw Legacy ID: MG250

Schedule Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Category: Pillow mound

Period: Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Llanwddyn

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire


The monument consists of the remains of five pillow mounds, pillow-shaped, flat topped rectangular mounds often surrounded by a shallow ditch used to farm rabbits. The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of agricultural techniques. 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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