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Latitude: 51.9798 / 51°58'47"N
Longitude: -4.4449 / 4°26'41"W
OS Eastings: 232183
OS Northings: 234086
OS Grid: SN321340
Mapcode National: GBR D8.KJ3K
Mapcode Global: VH3KT.XH0M
Entry Name: Crug Gorllwyn Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 4 July 1951
Source ID: 2122
Cadw Legacy ID: CM108
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
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 measures 50ft in diameter and 7ft high with a hollow trackway across the centre, 4ft below the top of the mound. There is a new OS pillar on the top of the mound.
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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