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Latitude: 51.8451 / 51°50'42"N
Longitude: -4.8703 / 4°52'13"W
OS Eastings: 202379
OS Northings: 220170
OS Grid: SN023201
Mapcode National: GBR CQ.TSQX
Mapcode Global: VH1R8.JWLF
Entry Name: Corner Piece Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 23 February 2006
Source ID: 1167
Cadw Legacy ID: PE528
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Wiston (Cas-wis)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a prehistoric round barrow, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 BC - 800 BC). The grass-covered, earthen barrow is situated in an enclosed field of pasture. The mound is circular in shape on plan and measures c. 26m in diameter. It is rounded in profile and measures c. 0.4m in height.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial rites, social organisation and the environment. The monument retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of both structural evidence and the presence of intact burial or ritual deposits within, and prehistoric ground surfaces preserved below, the barrow.
The area to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular in shape and measures 35m in diameter.