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Latitude: 53.0631 / 53°3'47"N
Longitude: -2.9976 / 2°59'51"W
OS Eastings: 333246
OS Northings: 352224
OS Grid: SJ332522
Mapcode National: GBR 75.C4C7
Mapcode Global: WH88Y.X8RM
Entry Name: Wat's Dyke: Garden Village Section
Scheduled Date: 13 August 1979
Source ID: 2334
Cadw Legacy ID: DE221
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Community: Rhosddu (Rhos-ddu)
Built-Up Area: Wrexham
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument consists of a linear earthwork, a substantial bank and ditch forming a major boundary between two adjacent landholdings. This section of Wat's Dyke measures 0.75km with traces of a ditch visible to the west.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of early medieval defensive organisation and settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A linear earthwork 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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