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Latitude: 53.2065 / 53°12'23"N
Longitude: -4.1641 / 4°9'50"W
OS Eastings: 255560
OS Northings: 369902
OS Grid: SH555699
Mapcode National: GBR 5N.1WG5
Mapcode Global: WH547.0NCP
Entry Name: Goetre Uchaf barrow
Scheduled Date: 5 May 2004
Source ID: 4096
Cadw Legacy ID: CN376
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of a round barrow, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated within enclosed pasture on the leading edge of a slight terrace. The grass-covered barrow is circular on plan and measures about 11m in diameter and up to 1m in height.
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, with a strong probability of the presence of both intact burial or ritual deposits and environmental and structural evidence, including a buried prehistoric land surface.
The area to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 20m in diameter.
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