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Wolvesacre Hall Moated Site

A Scheduled Monument in Bronington, Wrexham (Wrecsam)

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Latitude: 52.9769 / 52°58'36"N

Longitude: -2.7363 / 2°44'10"W

OS Eastings: 350656

OS Northings: 342423

OS Grid: SJ506424

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.JFTT

Mapcode Global: WH89G.YF5Q

Entry Name: Wolvesacre Hall Moated Site

Scheduled Date: 3 July 1987

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3456

Cadw Legacy ID: FL178

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)

Community: Bronington

Traditional County: Flintshire


The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead. It comprises a rectangular moated site, c. 40 x 45 M. internally (surviving dimensions); the east side has been destroyed by farm buildings and the interior is used for horticulture. On the 3 remaining sides the moat is well defined and water-filled. Traditionally there was a building on the platform until the 19th C., though no traces survive now. The entrance probably lies in the S.E. corner.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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