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Latitude: 53.3363 / 53°20'10"N
Longitude: -4.4628 / 4°27'46"W
OS Eastings: 236112
OS Northings: 384979
OS Grid: SH361849
Mapcode National: GBR HMCW.DHQ
Mapcode Global: WH42C.FD2P
Entry Name: Bedd Branwen Round Cairn
Source ID: 3279
Cadw Legacy ID: AN098
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)
Community: Tref Alaw
Traditional County: Anglesey
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC).
The site appears as a grass mound about 20 m across and 0.5 m high, with a hollow at the centre out of which protrudes a standing stone, 1.25 m high by 0.75 m by 0.75 m, which is split longitudinally. A number of kerb stones are visible around the outer edge.
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.
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