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Latitude: 52.0747 / 52°4'29"N
Longitude: -3.8802 / 3°52'48"W
OS Eastings: 271238
OS Northings: 243487
OS Grid: SN712434
Mapcode National: GBR Y1.CD5T
Mapcode Global: VH4H6.P3KV
Entry Name: Pen Cerrigdiddos Round Cairns
Scheduled Date: 13 March 2000
Source ID: 835
Cadw Legacy ID: CM305
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Cynwyl Gaeo
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of two earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). There is also a white quartz standing stone nearby.
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. It is a rectangle and measures 70m x 100m.
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