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Latitude: 51.4292 / 51°25'45"N
Longitude: -3.4612 / 3°27'40"W
OS Eastings: 298515
OS Northings: 171031
OS Grid: SS985710
Mapcode National: GBR HK.P83B
Mapcode Global: VH5HZ.YBLR
Entry Name: Domen Fawr Round Barrows
Scheduled Date: 2 June 1949
Source ID: 3507
Cadw Legacy ID: GM189
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Community: Llandow (Llandŵ)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is a large, low mound measuring c. 22m in diameter by c. 0.8m 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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