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Latitude: 52.4448 / 52°26'41"N
Longitude: -3.3097 / 3°18'34"W
OS Eastings: 311080
OS Northings: 283784
OS Grid: SO110837
Mapcode National: GBR 9S.M3TP
Mapcode Global: VH68H.LT56
Entry Name: Banc Gorddwr, round barrow on NW side of
Scheduled Date: 20 December 2005
Source ID: 1095
Cadw Legacy ID: RD250
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Community: Kerry (Ceri)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains of a round barrow, a burial mound probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated in open moorland on the NW side of Banc Gorddwr. The grass-covered barrow is circular on plan and measures about 11m in diameter and up to about 1m in height. The barrow appears undisturbed.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The well-preserved 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 and environmental and structural evidence.
The area scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 25m in diameter.
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