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Latitude: 51.4245 / 51°25'28"N
Longitude: -3.5163 / 3°30'58"W
OS Eastings: 294671
OS Northings: 170590
OS Grid: SS946705
Mapcode National: GBR HH.PD89
Mapcode Global: VH5HZ.0GFB
Entry Name: Croes Heol y Splott Round Barrow
Source ID: 2877
Cadw Legacy ID: GM187
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Community: Llandow (Llandŵ)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains of an earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is situated in a field beside the B4265. It measures 0.5m high and of indeterminate diameter.
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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