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Latitude: 53.2482 / 53°14'53"N
Longitude: -3.2899 / 3°17'23"W
OS Eastings: 314026
OS Northings: 373129
OS Grid: SJ140731
Mapcode National: GBR 5ZGW.JB
Mapcode Global: WH76Q.FML7
Entry Name: Round Barrow WSW of Llyfanod
Scheduled Date: 17 January 1996
Source ID: 921
Cadw Legacy ID: FL190
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round barrow
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
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) and is located at the side of a field on level ground. The barrow is circular in shape on plan and has a rounded profile. measuring 30m in diameter and 1m 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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