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Latitude: 52.5371 / 52°32'13"N
Longitude: -3.5842 / 3°35'3"W
OS Eastings: 292644
OS Northings: 294424
OS Grid: SN926944
Mapcode National: GBR 9F.F85V
Mapcode Global: VH5BH.THJF
Entry Name: Esgair Draenllwyn Round Cairn I
Scheduled Date: 25 June 2002
Source ID: 112
Cadw Legacy ID: MG294
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and measures 14m in diameter x 0.4m high and surrounded by a stone circle, set 3m from the cairn edge.
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. It is a circle and measures 25m in diameter, centred on the cairn.
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