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Latitude: 53.1267 / 53°7'36"N
Longitude: -3.5391 / 3°32'20"W
OS Eastings: 297107
OS Northings: 359948
OS Grid: SH971599
Mapcode National: GBR 6G.74S9
Mapcode Global: WH661.LNXV
Entry Name: Gorsedd Bran Round Barrows
Source ID: 2329
Cadw Legacy ID: DE168
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Platform Cairn
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC).
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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