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Latitude: 52.5722 / 52°34'19"N
Longitude: -3.4774 / 3°28'38"W
OS Eastings: 299970
OS Northings: 298180
OS Grid: SN999981
Mapcode National: GBR 9K.C4HK
Mapcode Global: WH68S.KL9X
Entry Name: Craig y Llyn Mawr Round Cairn
Scheduled Date: 30 June 2004
Source ID: 1363
Cadw Legacy ID: MG277
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Community: Caersws (Caersŵs)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and measures 8m in diameter x 0.6m high.
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 intact burial or ritual deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. 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 a circle and measures 20m in diameter, centred on the cairn.
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