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Latitude: 51.6143 / 51°36'51"N
Longitude: -2.7946 / 2°47'40"W
OS Eastings: 345075
OS Northings: 190912
OS Grid: ST450909
Mapcode National: GBR JG.9FRQ
Mapcode Global: VH7B9.HPY9
Entry Name: Round Barrow 250m North East of Five Lanes
Scheduled Date: 29 June 1972
Source ID: 572
Cadw Legacy ID: MM179
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Community: Caerwent (Caer-went)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably datse to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The monument is circular in plan, 25m in diameter and 1.3m high. On the summit of the barrows is a square concrete platform with a water trough
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.