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Latitude: 53.2601 / 53°15'36"N
Longitude: -3.2012 / 3°12'4"W
OS Eastings: 319970
OS Northings: 374354
OS Grid: SJ199743
Mapcode National: GBR 6Z2R.R1
Mapcode Global: WH76R.SBT1
Entry Name: Wat's Dyke: Section in Wern Sirk Wood
Source ID: 1013
Cadw Legacy ID: FL080
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Traditional County: Flintshire
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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