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Latitude: 53.0349 / 53°2'5"N
Longitude: -3.1269 / 3°7'36"W
OS Eastings: 324533
OS Northings: 349217
OS Grid: SJ245492
Mapcode National: GBR 70.DWF6
Mapcode Global: WH77R.YZ68
Entry Name: Cefn y Gader Round Barrows
Source ID: 381
Cadw Legacy ID: DE070
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Community: Rhosllanerchrugog (Rhosllannerchrugog)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrows are circular in shape on plan and have 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.
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