Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Ynys Leurad Settlement, Valley

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2000
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Valley
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH27687896
Site Type (preferred type first) : Prehistoric SETTLEMENT
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
A group of two or three circular huts and one rectangular in poor condition on a low lying promontory at Ynys Leurad, visible as superficial banks. (RCAHMW, 1937)

In 1874 remains of between 12 and 15 circular and 2 rectangular huts were partially excavated and hearths and stone mortars were found in situ. Also a saddle quern and muller pounding stones and whorls. <2>

Published Survey (25") Correct. <3>

Sources :
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1937 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey
Waddington, K. , 2010 , Early Celtic Societies in North Wales
Waddington, K. , 2013 , The Settlements of Northwest Wales: From the Late Bronze Age to the Early Medieval Period
Stanley, W. O. , 1878 , Archaeologia Cambrensis , <2>
Ordnance Survey , 1970 , <3>
Johnstone, N. , 1989 , Gazetteer of Late Prehistoric and Roman Hutgroups , <6>
Various , SH27NE 1 , <5>
Smith, G. , 1998 , Hut Circle Settlement Survey , <8>

Events :
42201 : Prn 2000 Part Excavation (year : 1874)
42202 : Prn 2000 25 Inch Survey (year : 1970)
40782 : Hut Circle Settlement Survey (year : 1998)
44557 : Early Celtic Societies in North Wales (year : 2010)

Related PRNs : 302274

Compiled date :


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