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Latitude: 52.6426 / 52°38'33"N
Longitude: -3.4163 / 3°24'58"W
OS Eastings: 304262
OS Northings: 305921
OS Grid: SJ042059
Mapcode National: GBR 9N.6MJK
Mapcode Global: WH79K.HVD0
Entry Name: Gelli Gethin Round Cairn
Scheduled Date: 25 February 2002
Source ID: 1358
Cadw Legacy ID: MG272
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Community: Llanfair Caereinion
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC).
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 20m in diameter, centred on the cairn.
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