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Pant y Gadair Hut Circle

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 02048m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Hirwaun
NGR : SN9866212710
Site Type (preferred type first) : Unknown Hut Circle / Unknown Enclosure
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
One of a group (06051m) of three possible hut circles, a small, slightly oval enclosure with 1.50m wide entrance gap to the east, and a possible wall abutting the stone circle to the north.

Description :
One of a group (06051m) of three possible hut circles associated with a cairn field (00761m). NGR was published in RCAHMW 1997 as SN98691265, but description allowed identification of site unequivocally.

A small, slightly oval enclosure with 1.50m wide entrance gap to the east, and a possible wall abutting the stone circle to the north and running in a N-S direction over 1.5m. Unworked, possibly locally sourced, limestones with a diameter comprised between 0.07m and 0.50m. Walls 0.90m wide (Egloff 2009).

A small slightly oval enclosure-probably a hut circle measures 6m E-W by5.6m bounded by a rubble bank.

Sources :
Egloff, S. , 2009 , Later Prehistoric Undefended and Roman Rural Settlement in Southeast Wales
Cadw , New Entry to the Schedule of Monuments
01/mm desc text/NAS//1985/SN 91 SE/no 53

Events :
E001238 : Field Visit, Pant y Gadair Hut Circle Settlement (year : 2009)

Related PRNs : 06052m, 06053m, 06051m


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