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Two Round Barrows on Moel Maen Efa

A Scheduled Monument in Tremeirchion, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2586 / 53°15'30"N

Longitude: -3.3701 / 3°22'12"W

OS Eastings: 308699

OS Northings: 374381

OS Grid: SJ086743

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZXR.5M

Mapcode Global: WH76P.6CG8

Entry Name: Two Round Barrows on Moel Maen Efa

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2195

Cadw Legacy ID: FL049

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

Community: Tremeirchion

Traditional County: Flintshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of two earthen and stone built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC).

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.

Source: Cadw

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