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King's Quoit Burial Chamber

A Scheduled Monument in Manorbier (Maenorbŷr), Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.6408 / 51°38'26"N

Longitude: -4.806 / 4°48'21"W

OS Eastings: 205935

OS Northings: 197287

OS Grid: SS059972

Mapcode National: GBR GC.CL8X

Mapcode Global: VH2PX.N03Z

Entry Name: King's Quoit Burial Chamber

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 355

Cadw Legacy ID: PE035

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Chambered tomb

Period: Prehistoric

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Manorbier (Maenorbŷr)

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument comprises the remains of a chambered tomb, dating to the Neolithic period (c. 4,400 BC - 2,900 BC). Chambered tombs were built and used by local farming communities over long periods of time. There appear to be many regional traditions and variations in shape and construction.

King's Quoit” burial chamber lies on open moorland above the sea cliff to the west

Source: Cadw

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