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Latitude: 52.0276 / 52°1'39"N
Longitude: -4.1622 / 4°9'44"W
OS Eastings: 251753
OS Northings: 238783
OS Grid: SN517387
Mapcode National: GBR DN.GG6S
Mapcode Global: VH3KS.S9YH
Entry Name: Crug y Biswal Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 16 January 1967
Source ID: 435
Cadw Legacy ID: CM075
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn
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 and measures 22yds in diameter and 5ft high with a large hole in the top.
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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