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Latitude: 52.4143 / 52°24'51"N
Longitude: -3.4458 / 3°26'44"W
OS Eastings: 301763
OS Northings: 280571
OS Grid: SO017805
Mapcode National: GBR 9M.P08T
Mapcode Global: VH68M.7L72
Entry Name: Pegwn Bach Round Barrow
Source ID: 969
Cadw Legacy ID: MG126
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of an 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. Pegwn Bach Round Barrow is constructed of earth and stones and is turf-covered. It is situated on the summit of Pegwn-Bach. It has a diameter of c18.5m and a height of 1.7m - 2.1m.
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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