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Pant y Maen Round Barrow

A Scheduled Monument in Bryneglwys, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0207 / 53°1'14"N

Longitude: -3.2558 / 3°15'20"W

OS Eastings: 315861

OS Northings: 347786

OS Grid: SJ158477

Mapcode National: GBR 6V.FMMG

Mapcode Global: WH77W.YBTL

Entry Name: Pant y Maen Round Barrow

Scheduled Date: 27 November 1931

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2304

Cadw Legacy ID: DE034

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

Community: Bryneglwys

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile.

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.

Source: Cadw

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