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Latitude: 51.9578 / 51°57'28"N
Longitude: -4.5194 / 4°31'9"W
OS Eastings: 226983
OS Northings: 231809
OS Grid: SN269318
Mapcode National: GBR D5.LX81
Mapcode Global: VH2NJ.M14Z
Entry Name: Crug Ebolion
Scheduled Date: 2 August 1950
Source ID: 2772
Cadw Legacy ID: CM093
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Trelech (Tre-lech)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile measuring 80ft in diameter and 5ft 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.