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Latitude: 51.7191 / 51°43'8"N
Longitude: -3.7848 / 3°47'5"W
OS Eastings: 276806
OS Northings: 203771
OS Grid: SN768037
Mapcode National: GBR H3.2YJ5
Mapcode Global: VH5GG.C10Z
Entry Name: Cairn on Mynydd-March-Hywel
Scheduled Date: 3 March 1971
Source ID: 3568
Cadw Legacy ID: GM327
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
County: Neath Port Talbot (Castell-nedd Port Talbot)
Community: Crynant (Y Creunant)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The cairn measures approximately 10m in diameter, although the stones are now spread.
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.
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