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Latitude: 52.5407 / 52°32'26"N
Longitude: -3.5796 / 3°34'46"W
OS Eastings: 292964
OS Northings: 294818
OS Grid: SN929948
Mapcode National: GBR 9F.F3B1
Mapcode Global: VH5BH.WDYN
Entry Name: Esgair Draenllwyn Round Cairn II
Scheduled Date: 25 June 2002
Source ID: 3857
Cadw Legacy ID: MG295
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 7m in diameter x0.3m high.
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 10m in diameter, centred on the cairn.
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