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Cae'r Lloi Round Barrow

A Scheduled Monument in Banwy, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7013 / 52°42'4"N

Longitude: -3.5508 / 3°33'2"W

OS Eastings: 295305

OS Northings: 312640

OS Grid: SH953126

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.2Y5T

Mapcode Global: WH685.FCCG

Entry Name: Cae'r Lloi Round Barrow

Scheduled Date: 30 January 2002

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1362

Cadw Legacy ID: MG273

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Banwy

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire


The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and is situated in a low-lying position. 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. It is a circle and measures 22m in diameter, centred on the barrow.

Source: Cadw

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