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Latitude: 51.9644 / 51°57'51"N
Longitude: -3.4732 / 3°28'23"W
OS Eastings: 298877
OS Northings: 230571
OS Grid: SN988305
Mapcode National: GBR YK.LK3F
Mapcode Global: VH5F8.RW6G
Entry Name: Aberyscir Round Cairn
Source ID: 1133
Cadw Legacy ID: BR139
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Community: Yscir (Ysgir)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises the remains of a burial cairn probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The cairn is approximately 8 metres in diameter and stands to a height of approximately 0.7 metres. It is located in a field that is infrequently ploughed.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The monument is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of both intact burial or ritual deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Cairns 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.