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Latitude: 51.4474 / 51°26'50"N
Longitude: -3.4698 / 3°28'11"W
OS Eastings: 297952
OS Northings: 173072
OS Grid: SS979730
Mapcode National: GBR HJ.N5XS
Mapcode Global: VH5HS.SWZ9
Entry Name: Round Barrow 800m SE of Malborough Grange
Scheduled Date: 10 October 1962
Source ID: 3463
Cadw Legacy ID: GM292
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains of a earthen built round barrow, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrow stands in a field at the top of a gentle ridge. It is circular and measures 1m high by 24m in diameter.
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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