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Latitude: 51.8502 / 51°51'0"N
Longitude: -4.9233 / 4°55'24"W
OS Eastings: 198753
OS Northings: 220891
OS Grid: SM987208
Mapcode National: GBR CM.TRGG
Mapcode Global: VH1R7.MR2G
Entry Name: Round Barrow Pair 175m N of Ramswood House
Source ID: 2672
Cadw Legacy ID: PE114
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a prehistoric round barrow pair, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 BC - 800 BC). The barrows are situated in a field of pasture. Barrow 'A' is circular in shape on plan except on the N side where it meets the SW-NE aligned fence. It measures c. 25m in diameter. It has a shallow rounded profile and measures c. 0.3m in height. Barrow 'B' is circular in shape on plan except on the E side where it meets the NNW-SSE aligned fence. It measures c. 26m in diameter. It has tall rounded profile, measuring c. 1.4m in height.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The features are important relics of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retain significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of both intact burial or ritual deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. The importance of the monument is further enhanced by the group value formed by the association between the barrow pair components.
The area scheduled comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. Area 'A' is centred on Item 'A' (NGR SM 98694 20884). It is circular except on the N side where it meets the SW-NE aligned fence. It measures 33m in diameter. Area 'B' is centred on Item 'B' (NGR SM 98832 20900). It is circular except on the E side where it meets the NNW-SSE aligned fence. It measures 33m in diameter.