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Two Tumps Round Barrows

A Scheduled Monument in Kerry (Ceri), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4564 / 52°27'23"N

Longitude: -3.3005 / 3°18'1"W

OS Eastings: 311728

OS Northings: 285070

OS Grid: SO117850

Mapcode National: GBR 9T.L632

Mapcode Global: VH68H.RJ18

Entry Name: Two Tumps Round Barrows

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1986

Cadw Legacy ID: MG048

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Round barrow

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of earthen built round barrows, which probably date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The barrows are circular in shape on plan, and have a rounded profile.

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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