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Latitude: 51.6933 / 51°41'36"N
Longitude: -3.5313 / 3°31'52"W
OS Eastings: 294252
OS Northings: 200508
OS Grid: SN942005
Mapcode National: GBR HG.4GH1
Mapcode Global: VH5GL.QPZR
Entry Name: Garn Bica
Scheduled Date: 18 November 1999
Source ID: 1628
Cadw Legacy ID: GM539
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
County: Rhondda, Cynon, Taff (Rhondda Cynon Taf)
Built-Up Area: Treherbert
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The cairn measures 10m in diameter and is 1m 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.
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