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Latitude: 51.816 / 51°48'57"N
Longitude: -4.644 / 4°38'38"W
OS Eastings: 217848
OS Northings: 216352
OS Grid: SN178163
Mapcode National: GBR D0.WW55
Mapcode Global: VH2P1.GM75
Entry Name: Llan-Marlais Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 25 March 1959
Source ID: 3074
Cadw Legacy ID: PE327
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Lampeter Velfrey (Llanbedr Felfre)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular on plan and measures c 10m in diameter and c 1.7m in height.
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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