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Latitude: 51.9187 / 51°55'7"N
Longitude: -5.0581 / 5°3'29"W
OS Eastings: 189792
OS Northings: 228884
OS Grid: SM897288
Mapcode National: GBR CG.P81P
Mapcode Global: VH1QZ.81TF
Entry Name: Clyn-Ffwrn Burial Chamber
Source ID: 3550
Cadw Legacy ID: PE132
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Chambered tomb
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Mathry (Mathri)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a chambered tomb, dating to the Neolithic period (c. 4,400 BC - 2,900 BC). Chambered tombs were built and used by local farming communities over long periods of time. There appear to be many regional traditions and variations in shape and construction.
Little remains of Glyn -Ffwrw burial chamber save one upright which measures 1.7m in height and 0.6 by 0.5m.at its base tapering to one jagged tip. A smaller stone leans against the base where there is a slight hollow. Very small stones of a mound surround the immediate vicinity of the stones.
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 of the presence of both intact burial or ritual deposits and environmental and structural evidence, including a buried prehistoric land surface. Chambered tombs 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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