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Heol y Mynydd 2

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00231m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Round barrow
Period : Bronze Age
Community : St Bride's Major
NGR : SS88417512
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
A low small circular mound situated W of the road in an area of common land. The mound is characterised by unulating grass tummocks, as is the surrounding area, creating a very uneven surface. The mound's perimeter is irregularly defined with no evidence

Description :
A low small circular mound situated W of the road in an area of common land. The mound is characterised by unulating grass tummocks, as is the surrounding area, creating a very uneven surface. The mound's perimeter is irregularly defined with no evidence fo kerbstones of ditch.
Dimensions: diameter 10.5m; height 0.6m
(1961/1976) NE of Heolmynydd, W of St. Brides Major, on level ground at about 79m above OD. At 21m NNE of 230m; almost completely obliterated by ploughing, but probably originally of similar size to 230m. (Source 01)

(1985) The barrow is situated on common land, just to the N of the road. It is a low mound, grass and bracken covered, c.7m in diameter, 0.6m high. (Source 04)
GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project 2003

Sources :
02/MM Record Card/OS//1957/SS 87 NE 103/;
01/PM List/RCHM//1976/Glam Invent/No.265;
03/MM Record Card/OS//1982/SS 87 NE 102/;
04/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1985/
Pm desc text/Evans EM/2003/GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project
06/ Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file

Events :

Related PRNs : 230m


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