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Latitude: 52.2389 / 52°14'19"N
Longitude: -3.3557 / 3°21'20"W
OS Eastings: 307523
OS Northings: 260941
OS Grid: SO075609
Mapcode National: GBR YQ.1484
Mapcode Global: VH69F.SZBK
Entry Name: Pant Purlas Round Barrow
Source ID: 2577
Cadw Legacy ID: RD010
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Community: Llandrindod Wells (Llandrindod)
Built-Up Area: Llandrindod Wells
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). Pant Purlas Round Barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile; it is c.8.5m in diameter and c.0.7m 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.
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