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Latitude: 51.6051 / 51°36'18"N
Longitude: -3.2904 / 3°17'25"W
OS Eastings: 310730
OS Northings: 190375
OS Grid: ST107903
Mapcode National: GBR HS.B31M
Mapcode Global: VH6DK.XXCD
Entry Name: Garnedd Lwyd
Scheduled Date: 26 October 1994
Source ID: 3285
Cadw Legacy ID: GM462
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
County: Caerphilly (Caerffili)
Community: Aber Valley (Cwm Aber)
Built-Up Area: Abertridwr
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The round cairn measures c. 18m in diameter by 0.5m high and is turf covered.
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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