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Latitude: 53.1864 / 53°11'11"N
Longitude: -3.0301 / 3°1'48"W
OS Eastings: 331262
OS Northings: 365975
OS Grid: SJ312659
Mapcode National: GBR 74.38FK
Mapcode Global: WH88C.F5BK
Entry Name: Trueman's Hill motte
Source ID: 2830
Cadw Legacy ID: FL030
Schedule Class: Defence
Category: Motte & Bailey
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Hawarden (Penarlâg)
Built-Up Area: Sandycroft
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument comprises the remains of a medieval motte, an earthen mound upon which a fortification once stood. The area covered by the original designation did not relate accurately to the remains on the ground and the scheduled area has been revised in order to rectify the original designation.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval defensive organisation. The monument forms an important element within the wider medieval context and the structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information in regard to chronology, building techniques and functional detail.
The area to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 35m in diameter.