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RHIWIAU, BARROW;BARROW CEMETERY

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NPRN 303514

Map Reference SH96SW

Grid Reference SH94466063

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Denbighshire

Community Llansannan

Type of Site ROUND BARROW

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Bronze Age

Site Description 1. Circ. 1830 two urns found, later a third urn with bones and bronze dagger.
(source Os495card; SH96Sw10)
J.Wiles 25.01.02

2. Remains of four round barrows. The northernmost and largest barrow is roughly oval on plan, measuring c. 31m from NW to SE by 22m transversely. It stands up to 2.8m in height. Funerary urns and bronze dagger were recorded as being found in the barrow. Three further barrows are visible further to the SW: the first is roughly circular, measuring about 14 m in diameter and up to 0.6m in height; the next measures c. 15m in diameter and up to 0.8m in height; and the last and southernmost measures about 14.5m in diameter and up to 0.8m in height.
Source: Cadw revised scheduling description of 21.03.2006 FF/RCAHMW 16.05.2006

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