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Maes Mochnant Isaf Round Barrow

A Scheduled Monument in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys

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Latitude: 52.8143 / 52°48'51"N

Longitude: -3.2805 / 3°16'49"W

OS Eastings: 313791

OS Northings: 324856

OS Grid: SJ137248

Mapcode National: GBR 6T.VMMM

Mapcode Global: WH78V.LJ1B

Entry Name: Maes Mochnant Isaf Round Barrow

Scheduled Date: 24 June 2003

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1374

Cadw Legacy ID: DE279

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant

Traditional County: Denbighshire


The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and is located in a low-lying position. The barrow measures 40m in diameter and stands to a height of 0.9m.

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 circular and measures 45m in diameter, centred on the barrow.

Source: Cadw

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