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Latitude: 52.625 / 52°37'29"N
Longitude: -3.1682 / 3°10'5"W
OS Eastings: 321019
OS Northings: 303666
OS Grid: SJ210036
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.7NNG
Mapcode Global: WH79W.98LY
Entry Name: Llwynderw Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 31 August 2001
Source ID: 3849
Cadw Legacy ID: MG283
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and are located in a low-lying position. The barrow measures 25m in diameter and 1.5m 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. It is a circle and measures 27m in diameter, cenrted on the barrow.
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