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Latitude: 53.319 / 53°19'8"N
Longitude: -3.3976 / 3°23'51"W
OS Eastings: 306999
OS Northings: 381143
OS Grid: SJ069811
Mapcode National: GBR 4ZQ1.7Y
Mapcode Global: WH768.ST9Y
Entry Name: Round Barrow West of Ty Draw
Scheduled Date: 16 May 1955
Source ID: 3092
Cadw Legacy ID: FL112
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor (Trelawnyd a Gwaenysgor)
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 measures 50ft in diameter and 5ft high.
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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