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Latitude: 52.9882 / 52°59'17"N
Longitude: -3.0282 / 3°1'41"W
OS Eastings: 331076
OS Northings: 343926
OS Grid: SJ310439
Mapcode National: GBR 74.HWDX
Mapcode Global: WH89B.G47Z
Entry Name: Wat's Dyke: Section extending from Pentre-Clawdd to Wynnstay Park
Source ID: 2956
Cadw Legacy ID: DE155
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument consists of the remains of a length of Wat’s Dyke, a presumed 8th century AD defensive bank and ditch.
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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