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Latitude: 53.2798 / 53°16'47"N
Longitude: -3.3492 / 3°20'57"W
OS Eastings: 310139
OS Northings: 376713
OS Grid: SJ101767
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z1J.Q0
Mapcode Global: WH76H.JTCJ
Entry Name: Round Barrow 800m NE of Criafol Farm
Scheduled Date: 23 April 1935
Source ID: 2836
Cadw Legacy ID: FL048
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow is circular in shape on plan, and has a rounded profile. The barrow measures c.30m in diameter, and is 1.75m high.
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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