This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 53.1224 / 53°7'20"N
Longitude: -3.2595 / 3°15'34"W
OS Eastings: 315812
OS Northings: 359100
OS Grid: SJ158591
Mapcode National: GBR 6V.76QK
Mapcode Global: WH779.XS15
Entry Name: Moel Eithinen Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 25 August 2002
Source ID: 3894
Cadw Legacy ID: DE280
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Community: Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd
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 slight col or bwlch to the east of the western summit of Moel Eithinen. The barrow is turf-covered and measures 14m in diameter and stands to a height of 0.9m. It has extensive views across Dyffryn Clwyd to the north and south and is within 150m of another barrow - now dstroyed. 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 20m in diameter, centred on the barrow.
Other nearby scheduled monuments