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Latitude: 53.1537 / 53°9'13"N
Longitude: -3.5321 / 3°31'55"W
OS Eastings: 297641
OS Northings: 362938
OS Grid: SH976629
Mapcode National: GBR 6H.56H0
Mapcode Global: WH65V.QZ7P
Entry Name: Bylchau Church Round Barrows
Source ID: 3597
Cadw Legacy ID: DE036
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrows are circular in shape on plan and have 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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