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Latitude: 51.873 / 51°52'22"N
Longitude: -4.7677 / 4°46'3"W
OS Eastings: 209565
OS Northings: 222997
OS Grid: SN095229
Mapcode National: GBR CV.S224
Mapcode Global: VH2NS.96V1
Entry Name: Rhiwiau Round Barrow
Scheduled Date: 17 March 1960
Source ID: 2068
Cadw Legacy ID: PE344
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile, measuring 75ft in diameter and 5ft high and apparently undisturbed.
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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