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Latitude: 51.767 / 51°46'1"N
Longitude: -2.9417 / 2°56'30"W
OS Eastings: 335109
OS Northings: 208006
OS Grid: SO351080
Mapcode National: GBR F8.ZYRT
Mapcode Global: VH79F.YVPB
Entry Name: Round Barrow 180m North of Ty-Canol
Scheduled Date: 6 February 1937
Source ID: 2976
Cadw Legacy ID: MM081
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Community: Llanover (Llanofer)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
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 plan, with gently sloping sides and is 28m in diameter and 1.7m high.
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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