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Pant y Gadair Hut Circle
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 02048m Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Hirwaun Unitary authority : Rhondda, Cynon, Taff NGR : SN9866212710 Site Type (preferred type first) : Unknown Hut Circle / Unknown Enclosure Status : Scheduled 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.
Cadw , New Entry to the Schedule of Monuments
Egloff, S. , 2009 , Later Prehistoric Undefended and Roman Rural Settlement in Southeast Wales
01/mm desc text/NAS//1985/SN 91 SE/no 53
Events : E001238 : Field Visit, Pant y Gadair Hut Circle Settlement (year : 2009)