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Latitude: 52.4052 / 52°24'18"N
Longitude: -3.2805 / 3°16'49"W
OS Eastings: 312982
OS Northings: 279347
OS Grid: SO129793
Mapcode National: GBR 9T.PQYM
Mapcode Global: VH68Q.3T21
Entry Name: Coventry Round Barrow
Source ID: 2599
Cadw Legacy ID: RD103
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow measures c.18m in diameter and c.1.2m 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.
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