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Latitude: 52.1276 / 52°7'39"N
Longitude: -3.2615 / 3°15'41"W
OS Eastings: 313736
OS Northings: 248448
OS Grid: SO137484
Mapcode National: GBR YV.83M8
Mapcode Global: VH6B2.FS3C
Entry Name: Llanbedr Hill Cist Cairn
Scheduled Date: 1 June 2000
Source ID: 843
Cadw Legacy ID: RD182
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and measuring 7m in diameter. At its centre it has the remains of a rectangular stone lined burial cist measuring 1.4 x 1.1m.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. 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, together with environmental and structural evidence. 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. It is a circle and measures 15m in diameter, centred on the cairn.
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