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Latitude: 52.3687 / 52°22'7"N
Longitude: -3.4799 / 3°28'47"W
OS Eastings: 299336
OS Northings: 275552
OS Grid: SN993755
Mapcode National: GBR 9K.RXJ3
Mapcode Global: VH5CB.MQNH
Entry Name: Cnych Round Barrow
Source ID: 2604
Cadw Legacy ID: RD115
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Community: St. Harmon (Saint Harmon)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile. It occupies a local summit with wide views in an area of improved pasture and measures c.23m in diameter, with a height of c.1.5m.
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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