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Latitude: 52.2352 / 52°14'6"N
Longitude: -3.3386 / 3°20'18"W
OS Eastings: 308682
OS Northings: 260511
OS Grid: SO086605
Mapcode National: GBR YR.18J1
Mapcode Global: VH69N.22WT
Entry Name: Cwmbrith Round Cairn
Scheduled Date: 28 October 1997
Source ID: 3879
Cadw Legacy ID: RD156
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Community: Llandrindod Wells (Llandrindod)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and measuring 16m in diameter and 2m high. The cairn is grass covered, though some stones from the cairn material can be seen protruding through the grass.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The monument is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of both intact burial or ritual deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Cairns 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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