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Latitude: 51.9209 / 51°55'15"N
Longitude: -4.3209 / 4°19'15"W
OS Eastings: 240488
OS Northings: 227251
OS Grid: SN404272
Mapcode National: GBR DF.P4W6
Mapcode Global: VH3L3.2Z1B
Entry Name: Banc Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 5 July 1951
Source ID: 2783
Cadw Legacy ID: CM120
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is grass covered and measures 70ft in diameter and 2ft high.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The features are an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retain significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of both intact ritual and burial deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Barrows 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.
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