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Latitude: 52.6458 / 52°38'44"N
Longitude: -3.149 / 3°8'56"W
OS Eastings: 322355
OS Northings: 305963
OS Grid: SJ223059
Mapcode National: GBR B0.6FBZ
Mapcode Global: WH79P.LRPH
Entry Name: Coed y Dinas Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 22 April 2002
Source ID: 1367
Cadw Legacy ID: MG281
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is located in a low-lying position and measures 25m in diameter x 0.5m high.
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. It is a circle and measures 27m in diameter, centred on the barrow.
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