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CAIRN, LOWER HALE WOOD (3 OF 3)Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00725g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Tintern
NGR : SO51960091
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Round barrow cemetery
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
This cairn is a member of the Lower Hale Wood Round Barrow Cemetery and is the best preserved of the 3 cairns. The mound, tentatively described by Cadw workers (1992) as a Bronze Age burial mound, is a quite large oval cairn of exposed moss and pine need
This cairn is a member of the Lower Hale Wood Round Barrow Cemetery and is the best preserved of the 3 cairns. The mound, tentatively described by Cadw workers (1992) as a Bronze Age burial mound, is a quite large oval cairn of exposed moss and pine needle covered stones, situated in dense woodland on the opposite side of the road to 3940g & 724g. The perimeter of the cairn is irregularly defined with steeply sloping sides to the S&SW and more gently sloping sides to the N. The cairn has an uneven and disturbed surface with many small pockmarks; these features appear to be the result of uprooted trees that were once growing over the mound. The central-E area of the cairn contains a small hollow that is slightly larger than the pockmarks around it; the cause is unclear although it may be the result of a robbing event in antiquity.
Dimensions: diameter 15m E-W height; 1.6m E, 2m W
See 724G. In dense undergrowth and impossible to reach. Details of these cairns are inconsistent.
GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project 2003
05/MM Record Card/OS/1957/SO 50 SW 11
04/MM AP/Owen-John H/23.8.89/A96.22-24
03/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1987/AM107
02/MM Notes/Newport Museum/Downman EA/1910
01/PM List/Lillie MC/1991/Bronze Age Gwent (University of Nottingham dissertation) p61
Pm desc text/Evans EM/2003/GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project
E004581 : Forest Enterprise Welsh Heritage Assets Project:Rhondda/St Gwynno (year : 1999)
Related PRNs : 724g, 3940g
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