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Latitude: 51.9691 / 51°58'8"N
Longitude: -3.1878 / 3°11'15"W
OS Eastings: 318499
OS Northings: 230731
OS Grid: SO184307
Mapcode National: GBR YY.L3X2
Mapcode Global: VH6BW.PRMW
Entry Name: Bwlch Bach a'r Grib, round cairn to SW of
Scheduled Date: 3 February 2006
Source ID: 4192
Cadw Legacy ID: BR317
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises the remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated in open moorland on the ridge to the SW of the saddle known as Bwlch Bach a'r Grib. The stone-built cairn is roughly circular on plan and measures about 9m in diameter and up to 0.8m in height. The cairn is substantially intact and commands fine views.
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 and environmental and structural evidence.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 15m in diameter.