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Latitude: 51.9389 / 51°56'19"N
Longitude: -4.7849 / 4°47'5"W
OS Eastings: 208664
OS Northings: 230370
OS Grid: SN086303
Mapcode National: GBR CT.N3S8
Mapcode Global: VH2ND.0JSJ
Entry Name: Cnwc Round Cairns
Scheduled Date: 16 March 1960
Source ID: 1001
Cadw Legacy ID: PE343
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of two burial cairns that probably date to the Bronze Age (c.2300 – 800 BC). The northern cairn measures c 28m in diameter and is 1.8m high. The southern cairn which measures c 25m in diameter and is 0.2m high has signs of an external ditch.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. 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.
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