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Latitude: 53.3219 / 53°19'18"N
Longitude: -3.3963 / 3°23'46"W
OS Eastings: 307091
OS Northings: 381463
OS Grid: SJ070814
Mapcode National: GBR 4ZQ0.JX
Mapcode Global: WH768.SRXQ
Entry Name: Round Barrow on Coed Yr Esgob
Source ID: 2191
Cadw Legacy ID: FL043
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Built-Up Area: Prestatyn
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 barrow is of earth and stone construction and is gorse covered.
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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