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Latitude: 53.1134 / 53°6'48"N
Longitude: -3.0302 / 3°1'48"W
OS Eastings: 331138
OS Northings: 357852
OS Grid: SJ311578
Mapcode National: GBR 74.7VVC
Mapcode Global: WH88R.F08J
Entry Name: Wat's Dyke: Section N of Rhydyn Farm
Source ID: 2212
Cadw Legacy ID: FL119
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Linear earthwork
Period: Early Medieval
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Hope (Yr Hob)
Built-Up Area: Hope
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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