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Latitude: 51.745 / 51°44'42"N
Longitude: -3.9914 / 3°59'29"W
OS Eastings: 262611
OS Northings: 207026
OS Grid: SN626070
Mapcode National: GBR GX.3C7V
Mapcode Global: VH4JP.RDRL
Entry Name: Cairn 250m SW of Banc Llyn-Mawr
Source ID: 3585
Cadw Legacy ID: GM384
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
County: Swansea (Abertawe)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone cairn is located on moorland and measures approximately 14m in diameter with a slightly raised stony rim 1.2-1.8m wide. It has been robbed in antiquity.
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, together with environmental and structural evidence. Cairns 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.