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Latitude: 51.9569 / 51°57'24"N
Longitude: -3.0363 / 3°2'10"W
OS Eastings: 328884
OS Northings: 229219
OS Grid: SO288292
Mapcode National: GBR F4.LZD7
Mapcode Global: VH78M.B25P
Entry Name: Loxidge Tump cairn
Scheduled Date: 13 March 2003
Source ID: 3888
Cadw Legacy ID: MM304
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Civil Parish: Llanveynoe
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
The monument comprises the remains of a round cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and is situated within open moorland on a terrace near the summit of Loxidge Tump, on the ridge extending to the N of Hatterrall Hill. The grass-covered stony cairn is circular on plan and measures 6.5m in diameter and about 0.7m in height. There is small hollow in the centre of the cairn, which is presumably the result of antiquarian investigation.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual. 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 and environmental and structural evidence, including a buried prehistoric land surface.
The area scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 15m in diameter.