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Latitude: 52.9032 / 52°54'11"N
Longitude: -4.0223 / 4°1'20"W
OS Eastings: 264080
OS Northings: 335885
OS Grid: SH640358
Mapcode National: GBR 5V.P1DW
Mapcode Global: WH55V.59W6
Entry Name: Y Gyrn Round Cairns
Source ID: 275
Cadw Legacy ID: ME062
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Round cairn
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The site consists of a group of three cairns: probably from the Bronze Age period (c.2300BC to 800BC).
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric funerary and ritual practises. 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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