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Latitude: 51.9726 / 51°58'21"N
Longitude: -4.6491 / 4°38'56"W
OS Eastings: 218130
OS Northings: 233769
OS Grid: SN181337
Mapcode National: GBR D0.KTQM
Mapcode Global: VH2N8.CPJ6
Entry Name: Round Barrow 270m SW of Crymych Arms
Scheduled Date: 30 January 1959
Source ID: 3725
Cadw Legacy ID: PE325
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Built-Up Area: Crymych
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
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 shape on plan and has a rounded profile, measuring 20m in diameter and standing to a maximum height of 1.75m.
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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