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Latitude: 51.9926 / 51°59'33"N
Longitude: -4.8901 / 4°53'24"W
OS Eastings: 201672
OS Northings: 236630
OS Grid: SN016366
Mapcode National: GBR CP.JMQ6
Mapcode Global: VH1QP.655S
Entry Name: Glyn Gath Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 12 September 1958
Source ID: 2703
Cadw Legacy ID: PE312
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Ring cairn
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Dinas Cross (Dinas)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a ring cairn of earth and stone, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The cairn measures 60ft in diameter and is best preserved at the rim where in one place it stands to a height of 4ft. Elsewhere the general level is 1-2ft above the surrounding ground level.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The feature is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of both intact ritual and burial deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Ring 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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