This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 53.0153 / 53°0'55"N
Longitude: -3.1593 / 3°9'33"W
OS Eastings: 322325
OS Northings: 347071
OS Grid: SJ223470
Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.G12K
Mapcode Global: WH77Y.FGTR
Entry Name: Craig Arthur Kerb Cairn
Scheduled Date: 21 August 2000
Source ID: 1661
Cadw Legacy ID: DE262
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Kerb cairn
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of a burial cairn, with a kerb of edge-set stones defining the edge, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). The cairn is a highly visible feature of the Ruabon landscape and measures 15m in diameter and stands to a height of over 1m at its centre.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The 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 structural evidence and intact burial or ritual deposits. Kerb cairns 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 circular and measures 20m in diameter, centred on the cairn.
Other nearby scheduled monuments