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Latitude: 53.0962 / 53°5'46"N
Longitude: -3.5109 / 3°30'39"W
OS Eastings: 298925
OS Northings: 356510
OS Grid: SH989565
Mapcode National: GBR 6H.8ZM3
Mapcode Global: WH668.1FFQ
Entry Name: Circular Platforms North West of Hen Ddinbych
Source ID: 3666
Cadw Legacy ID: DE087
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Platform Cairn
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of two round platform cairns, dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC).
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual. The monument is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability the presence of both intact burial or ritual deposits and environmental and structural evidence, including a buried prehistoric land surface. Platform 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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