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Latitude: 52.151 / 52°9'3"N
Longitude: -4.3258 / 4°19'32"W
OS Eastings: 240975
OS Northings: 252853
OS Grid: SN409528
Mapcode National: GBR DF.6PP3
Mapcode Global: VH3K3.Z60C
Entry Name: Crug Cou Round Barrow
Source ID: 2550
Cadw Legacy ID: CD063
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
The monument comprises the remains of a round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The monument is c.30m across and 1m high, apparently much spread by ploughing. A depression in the centre suggests old excavation. The mound appears to be entirely of earth and turf.
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 be 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.