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Latitude: 52.3857 / 52°23'8"N
Longitude: -3.1437 / 3°8'37"W
OS Eastings: 322256
OS Northings: 277023
OS Grid: SO222770
Mapcode National: GBR B0.QW43
Mapcode Global: VH68Z.G9DG
Entry Name: Round Barrow Near Pennant Pound
Source ID: 2595
Cadw Legacy ID: RD090
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
Community: Beguildy (Bugeildy)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
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 located on a river terrace and is turf-covered, measuring c.21m in diameter and standing to a height of c.2m.
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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