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Latitude: 51.7639 / 51°45'49"N
Longitude: -4.5466 / 4°32'47"W
OS Eastings: 224359
OS Northings: 210313
OS Grid: SN243103
Mapcode National: GBR GJ.G2QB
Mapcode Global: VH2P9.4XRP
Entry Name: Castle-Lloyd Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 7 July 1951
Source ID: 2138
Cadw Legacy ID: CM140
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Pendine (Pen-tywyn)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow measures c 22m in diameter and is c 0.8m high. Excavation in 1910 produced an empty large cist constructed from stone slabs.
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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