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Latitude: 51.8235 / 51°49'24"N
Longitude: -4.6539 / 4°39'14"W
OS Eastings: 217199
OS Northings: 217201
OS Grid: SN171172
Mapcode National: GBR D0.W69F
Mapcode Global: VH2P1.9F1H
Entry Name: Pengawse Ring Cairn
Source ID: 2725
Cadw Legacy ID: PE390
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Ring barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Llanddewi Velfrey (Llanddewi Efelffre)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a ring cairn, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and which survives as a. crop mark indicating the surrounding ditch measuring c 20m in diameter and 2m wide.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The feature is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of both intact ritual and burial deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Ring cairns 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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