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Latitude: 53.2688 / 53°16'7"N
Longitude: -3.2527 / 3°15'9"W
OS Eastings: 316549
OS Northings: 375374
OS Grid: SJ165753
Mapcode National: GBR 5ZQM.LY
Mapcode Global: WH76R.03CF
Entry Name: Round Barrow at Naid y March, Holywell Common
Source ID: 2188
Cadw Legacy ID: FL033
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Brynford (Brynffordd)
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). The circumference of the barrow is difficult to estimate as the moument and the ground are rough and hillocky. It appears untouched except for a modern shallow hole measuring 4ft 6ins x 3ft.
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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