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Latitude: 53.0897 / 53°5'22"N
Longitude: -3.2403 / 3°14'25"W
OS Eastings: 317028
OS Northings: 355435
OS Grid: SJ170554
Mapcode National: GBR 6V.9CCZ
Mapcode Global: WH77J.6L7R
Entry Name: Moel y Plas Round Barrow
Source ID: 2930
Cadw Legacy ID: DE062
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Community: Llanarmon-yn-Ial (Llanarmon-yn-Iâl)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains a burial cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in plan and has a rounded profile. It stands c.0.9m high, with a diameter of c.12m.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. 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, together with environmental and structural evidence. Cairns 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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