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Latitude: 52.0412 / 52°2'28"N
Longitude: -4.7347 / 4°44'4"W
OS Eastings: 212543
OS Northings: 241624
OS Grid: SN125416
Mapcode National: GBR CW.FJ8N
Mapcode Global: VH2MT.WYBK
Entry Name: Crugiau Cemmaes Round Barrows
Scheduled Date: 1 August 1950
Source ID: 346
Cadw Legacy ID: PE197
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Nevern (Nanhyfer)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of four earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The southernmost barrow measures c 21m in diameter by c 3m high, the southern c 21m in diameter by c 3m high, the northern has an unknown diameter and a maximum height of 2.5m where it survives under a hedgebank, and the northernmost is c 20mm in diameter and c 0.2m 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.