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Latitude: 51.9693 / 51°58'9"N
Longitude: -4.3839 / 4°23'1"W
OS Eastings: 236337
OS Northings: 232775
OS Grid: SN363327
Mapcode National: GBR DC.L187
Mapcode Global: VH3KV.YRSQ
Entry Name: Nant-Gronw Round Barrows
Scheduled Date: 4 July 1951
Source ID: 2775
Cadw Legacy ID: CM109
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Cynwyl Elfed
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of three earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and are located within moorland fields. The first barrow to the south-west measures 45ft in diameter and 4ft high with boulders showing through the surface. The north-eastern barrow measures 60ft in diameter and 2ft high with a horseshoe shaped bank around the top. The final barrow is located 7yds to the south of the above and is visble as a small mound measuring 3ft high.
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.