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Latitude: 53.0687 / 53°4'7"N
Longitude: -2.9966 / 2°59'47"W
OS Eastings: 333317
OS Northings: 352851
OS Grid: SJ333528
Mapcode National: GBR 75.BQL6
Mapcode Global: WH88Y.Y468
Entry Name: Wat's Dyke: Section W of Ty-Gwyn
Source ID: 376
Cadw Legacy ID: DE151
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 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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