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Latitude: 53.3175 / 53°19'2"N
Longitude: -3.3845 / 3°23'4"W
OS Eastings: 307863
OS Northings: 380954
OS Grid: SJ078809
Mapcode National: GBR 4ZT2.1H
Mapcode Global: WH768.ZWH4
Entry Name: Round Barrow 225m E of Village
Source ID: 2835
Cadw Legacy ID: FL044
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor (Trelawnyd a Gwaenysgor)
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 circular in shape on plan and measures 60ft in diameter and 3ft 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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