Ancient Monuments

History on the Ground

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Plas Heaton Round Barrow

A Scheduled Monument in Henllan, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 53.2055 / 53°12'19"N

Longitude: -3.4497 / 3°26'58"W

OS Eastings: 303270

OS Northings: 368584

OS Grid: SJ032685

Mapcode National: GBR 6L.22HP

Mapcode Global: WH65P.ZPGG

Entry Name: Plas Heaton Round Barrow

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2307

Cadw Legacy ID: DE049

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

Community: Henllan

Built-Up Area: Henllan

Traditional County: Denbighshire


The monument comprises the remains of an earth and stone built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow now forms an irregular mound, approximately 18m N-S across and 1.5m high from the northern side. The barrow was excavated in the nineteenth century, which has resulted in a hollowed upper surface and spoil spread. A primary inhumation within a cist with a beaker was identified, with four secondary burials, including a cremation.

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

Other nearby scheduled monuments is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact for any queries related to any individual ancient or schedued monument, planning permission related to scheduled monuments or the scheduling process itself. is a Good Stuff website.