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Latitude: 51.8458 / 51°50'45"N
Longitude: -3.9263 / 3°55'34"W
OS Eastings: 267400
OS Northings: 218114
OS Grid: SN674181
Mapcode National: GBR DZ.TSVH
Mapcode Global: VH4J4.WVNV
Entry Name: Beddau'r Derwyddon
Scheduled Date: 5 February 1952
Source ID: 429
Cadw Legacy ID: CM154
Schedule Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Category: Pillow mound
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument consists of the remains of two pillow mound, pillow-shaped, flat topped rectangular mounds often surrounded by a shallow ditch and used to farm rabbits. Both mounds are oriented north north west to south south east. The northern mound measures 26m in length, is c 1m high, rectangular and has squared ends with ditches along the long sides. The southern mound measures 18m in length and is c 1m high, it is similar in form to the other.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of agricultural techniques. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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