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Latitude: 51.982 / 51°58'55"N
Longitude: -4.4029 / 4°24'10"W
OS Eastings: 235076
OS Northings: 234233
OS Grid: SN350342
Mapcode National: GBR DB.K8K1
Mapcode Global: VH3KV.MFQY
Entry Name: Crug y Gorllwyn Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 4 July 1951
Source ID: 2120
Cadw Legacy ID: CM105
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) and are located in a moorland field. The barrow is somewhat irregular in shape and measures 60ft in diameter and 10ft 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.
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