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Latitude: 53.3252 / 53°19'30"N
Longitude: -3.376 / 3°22'33"W
OS Eastings: 308446
OS Northings: 381799
OS Grid: SJ084817
Mapcode National: GBR 4YVZ.WQ
Mapcode Global: WH769.3PM6
Entry Name: St Elmo's Summer House Round Barrows
Source ID: 3095
Cadw Legacy ID: FL113
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). The barrow measures 60ft 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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