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Latitude: 52.2818 / 52°16'54"N
Longitude: -3.5777 / 3°34'39"W
OS Eastings: 292466
OS Northings: 266026
OS Grid: SN924660
Mapcode National: GBR 9F.Y9T4
Mapcode Global: VH5CN.XXY4
Entry Name: Glog Fawr Platform Cairn
Scheduled Date: 13 January 2003
Source ID: 3926
Cadw Legacy ID: RD201
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Platform Cairn
Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains of a round platform cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and measures 6.4m in diameter and stands to a height of 0.5m. Along its southern edge, the heap of stones making up the body of the cairn is held in place by a kerb of three upright slabs of stone about 0.3m in height. In the centre of the cairn are the remains of a stone box or cist".
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual. The monument is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential