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Latitude: 51.9838 / 51°59'1"N
Longitude: -4.5849 / 4°35'5"W
OS Eastings: 222588
OS Northings: 234857
OS Grid: SN225348
Mapcode National: GBR D2.K5F4
Mapcode Global: VH2N9.HD0L
Entry Name: Freni-Fach Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 2 August 1950
Source ID: 3044
Cadw Legacy ID: PE204
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow measures 60ft in diameter and 5ft high. It has a sunken and uneven surface and appears disturbed.
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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