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Latitude: 53.1614 / 53°9'41"N
Longitude: -4.1749 / 4°10'29"W
OS Eastings: 254690
OS Northings: 364906
OS Grid: SH546649
Mapcode National: GBR 5N.4SD0
Mapcode Global: WH54D.VS4S
Entry Name: Glascoed Round Cairn
Source ID: 3478
Cadw Legacy ID: CN150
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Round cairn c. 15m in diameter by 1.2m high maximum. Centre disturbed and a sheep shelter built in top. Remains of a kerb of large stones, 6 of which are visible. Stones of the cairn extend beyond this kerb, so that its original diameter may have been more than 50 ft. Stone dumping on the E side of the cairn.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric funerary and ritual practises. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.
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