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Latitude: 53.1347 / 53°8'5"N
Longitude: -3.5872 / 3°35'14"W
OS Eastings: 293908
OS Northings: 360907
OS Grid: SH939609
Mapcode National: GBR 6D.6K2Z
Mapcode Global: WH660.VGZP
Entry Name: Blaen y Cwm Round Barrow
Source ID: 3603
Cadw Legacy ID: DE124
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earth-built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile.
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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