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Latitude: 51.9725 / 51°58'21"N
Longitude: -4.3193 / 4°19'9"W
OS Eastings: 240786
OS Northings: 232989
OS Grid: SN407329
Mapcode National: GBR DF.KZ5W
Mapcode Global: VH3KX.2PY7
Entry Name: Gilfach-Fach Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 5 July 1951
Source ID: 2125
Cadw Legacy ID: CM115
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Llanfihangel-ar-Arth (Llanfihangel-ar-arth)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
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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