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Latitude: 52.9928 / 52°59'33"N
Longitude: -4.3906 / 4°23'26"W
OS Eastings: 239644
OS Northings: 346610
OS Grid: SH396466
Mapcode National: GBR 5C.HFY3
Mapcode Global: WH444.J1GH
Entry Name: Round Cairn West of Gyrn Ddu
Source ID: 3178
Cadw Legacy ID: CN110
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The cairn is built out of the surrounding scree and measures about 1m high on the up slope side to the north east and 1.5m high from down slope to the south west. It is at least 10m in diameter with a very slight hollow in the top, otherwise appearing largely undisturbed
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Prehistoric ritual and funerary rites. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structures themselves may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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