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Latitude: 53.0528 / 53°3'9"N
Longitude: -3.1039 / 3°6'13"W
OS Eastings: 326105
OS Northings: 351180
OS Grid: SJ261511
Mapcode National: GBR 71.CNK4
Mapcode Global: WH77S.9J6K
Entry Name: Esclusham Mountain Cairn, Minera
Source ID: 2332
Cadw Legacy ID: DE196
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Community: Minera (Mwynglawdd)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC).
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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