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BLAEN-Y-CWM, BARROW

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NPRN 303513

Map Reference SH96SW

Grid Reference SH93906091

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Denbighshire

Community Llansannan

Type of Site ROUND BARROW

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Unknown

Site Description 1. Large earthen round barrow 34m in diameter 4.5m high apparently undisturbed. No trace of a ditch. Field Monument warden's visit on 17/07/90 also mentions "Round barrow B" lying 77 paces to SSE - small & mutilated- (this is not mentioned elsewhere and has no separate PRN) (SMR 100549). CPAT SMR, Undated.

2. The main barrow site is as described, 'barrow B and C' as described in NMR (SAM De124) are in fact shooting butts, not barrows. These have been given separate NPRN numbers. P. Schofield, Oxford Archaeology North, 30th November 2004.

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