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Latitude: 53.259 / 53°15'32"N
Longitude: -3.3265 / 3°19'35"W
OS Eastings: 311611
OS Northings: 374379
OS Grid: SJ116743
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z6R.MF
Mapcode Global: WH76P.WB4X
Entry Name: Round Barrow 153m NW of Plas yn Rhos
Source ID: 415
Cadw Legacy ID: FL039
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is 60ft in diameter and stands to a height of 2ft. It has been flattened consdierably by ploughing.
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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