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Plumstone Rock Round Barrows

A Scheduled Monument in Camrose, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.8703 / 51°52'12"N

Longitude: -5.0269 / 5°1'36"W

OS Eastings: 191713

OS Northings: 223409

OS Grid: SM917234

Mapcode National: GBR CH.S9RY

Mapcode Global: VH1R5.T8B2

Entry Name: Plumstone Rock Round Barrows

Scheduled Date: 22 November 1950

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3049

Cadw Legacy ID: PE219

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Camrose

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument comprises the remains of a pair of earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and are situated east of Plumstone Rock on Plumstone Mountain with wide views in most directions except the east. The northern barrow measures c 17m in diameter and is c 1.3m in height. The southern barrow is situated c 35m to the south of this and measures c 12m in diameter and is c 1m in height.

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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