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Crugiau Cemmaes;carnau Pencrugiau, Barrow I

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NPRN304090
Map ReferenceSN14SW
Grid ReferenceSN1250041540
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPembrokeshire
Old CountyPembrokeshire
CommunityNevern
Type Of SiteBARROW CEMETERY
PeriodRoman
Description
A sub-circular barrow, 25m E-W by 23m, one of a group of at least four, said to rise 1.7m to 3.0m high: digging into one of these barrows, reported in 1695, produced five 'urns' & a great quantity of burnt bones & ashes; five coins, including an issue (possibly gold) of Otho, are said to have been found here.

Associated with:
Barrow II (Nprn401275)
Barrow III (Nprn401276)
Barrow IV (Nprn401277).

Sources: RCAHM 1925 (Pembroke.), 13-4;
Os495card; SN14SW4.

Roman material from mounds/barrows in the region known also at Bigni (Nprn401272) & Crug-y-Durn (Nprn401274).

J.Wiles 22.09.04

Resources
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application/pdfDAT - Dyfed Archaeological Trust Reports