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Latitude: 53.2586 / 53°15'30"N
Longitude: -3.2705 / 3°16'13"W
OS Eastings: 315343
OS Northings: 374260
OS Grid: SJ153742
Mapcode National: GBR 5ZLR.RL
Mapcode Global: WH76Q.QCT8
Entry Name: Round Barrow 225m SE of Plas Newydd
Source ID: 2201
Cadw Legacy ID: FL076
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 date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow has a diameter of 120ft and stands to a height of 6ft.
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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