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LLANDARCY ROUND CAIRN (SAM Gm 291)Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 01537w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Coedffranc
NGR : SS7182995394
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Round barrow
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
A well-marked oval mound entirely covered in grass apart from an earthfast sandstone slab towards the N side, which stands nearly upright though leaning slightly to the E; it is aligned N-S and measures >1.95m x >0.45m by 0.22m thick. GGAT 72
A well-marked oval mound entirely covered in grass apart from an earthfast sandstone slab towards the N side, which stands nearly upright though leaning slightly to the E; it is aligned N-S and measures >1.95m x >0.45m by 0.22m thick. This may be the displaced capstone of a cist; it could possibly be an outcrop of bedrock, with a natural mound built up around it, but this is considered less likely because of its nearly upright orientation. Good view of Mynydd Drummau to N. 10.1m NE-SW x 7.8m, c1.0m high GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites survey 2001.
(1962) Remains of a round cairn apparently about 25ft in diameter and 3ft high. A stone slab 6ins high x 6ft long a 1ft thick set upright sticks out of the side of it, probably one side of stone cist. (Source 01)
(1985) The cairn is obviously stony, although it is now turf-covered apart from the one large stone standing on edge. The site occupies a hillslope position with wide vistas except to the S. (Source 01)
01/mm desc text/CADW//1985/AM 107/
02/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
Related PRNs : 640w, 641w
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