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Latitude: 53.2472 / 53°14'49"N
Longitude: -4.3765 / 4°22'35"W
OS Eastings: 241528
OS Northings: 374875
OS Grid: SH415748
Mapcode National: GBR HNK3.Q0W
Mapcode Global: WH42S.RN40
Entry Name: Graiglas Barrow
Scheduled Date: 2 September 1993
Source ID: 2544
Cadw Legacy ID: AN112
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It is located on relatively high, undulating ground, commanding a good view to the north-east. It measures approximately 15m in diameter by 1.2m high.
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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