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Latitude: 51.82 / 51°49'12"N
Longitude: -2.7935 / 2°47'36"W
OS Eastings: 345399
OS Northings: 213789
OS Grid: SO453137
Mapcode National: GBR FG.WKPM
Mapcode Global: VH79B.JJJ3
Entry Name: Middle Hendre Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 9 March 1950
Source ID: 2985
Cadw Legacy ID: MM112
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Community: Llangattock-Vibon-Avel (Llangatwg Feibion Afel)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in plan, 18m in diameter and 1.5m high. It is located on a ridge in the corner of a field, with steep slopes to the N and E. The barrow has been ploughed in the past.
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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