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Latitude: 52.1893 / 52°11'21"N
Longitude: -3.367 / 3°22'1"W
OS Eastings: 306649
OS Northings: 255443
OS Grid: SO066554
Mapcode National: GBR YQ.47GC
Mapcode Global: VH69T.L7CJ
Entry Name: Carneddau, round cairn on N end of
Scheduled Date: 16 March 2005
Source ID: 4121
Cadw Legacy ID: RD220
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Community: Disserth and Trecoed (Dyserth a Thre-coed)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated in moorland on the summit of the hill on the N side of the Carneddau. The grass-covered cairn is circular on plan and measures about 8m in diameter and up to 0.7m in height.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual. The well-preserved 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, including a buried prehistoric land surface.
The area scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 20m in diameter.
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