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Latitude: 52.0308 / 52°1'50"N
Longitude: -3.2683 / 3°16'5"W
OS Eastings: 313085
OS Northings: 237693
OS Grid: SO130376
Mapcode National: GBR YV.G7XN
Mapcode Global: VH6BN.97J0
Entry Name: Round Barrow 400m S of Church
Source ID: 1718
Cadw Legacy ID: BR048
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
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 and has a rounded profile. It is located on a slope of hillside and is about 2m high with no visible ditch.
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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