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Latitude: 53.2951 / 53°17'42"N
Longitude: -3.3196 / 3°19'10"W
OS Eastings: 312139
OS Northings: 378379
OS Grid: SJ121783
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z8B.3J
Mapcode Global: WH76H.ZFCS
Entry Name: Round Barrow 350m SW of Glol Farm
Scheduled Date: 21 June 1995
Source ID: 1414
Cadw Legacy ID: FL187
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 dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and is located on slightly sloping round within a conifer plantation. The barrow measures 9m in diameter and stands to a height of 0.8m with an irregular hollow measuirng 1.5m wide and 0.4m deep at its summit.
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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