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Thornwell Round Barrow

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 04440g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Round barrow
Period : Bronze Age
Community : Chepstow
NGR : ST54009170
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
A low sub-circular mound situated in a modern housing estate within an urban green. The mound has a well-defined perimeter and gently sloping sides; no kerbstones or ditch were visible. This site is located close to and possibly associated with the chambered tomb (o4432g).

Description :
A low sub-circular mound situated in a modern housing estate within an urban green. The mound has a well-defined perimeter and gently sloping sides; no kerbstones or ditch were visible. This site is located close to and is associated with the chambered tomb 4432g.
Dimensions: diameter 17m (N-S)
A circular mound c.15m in diameter, and about 1.5m high, abraded by ploughing. Excavation has revealed stone kerb. (Source 01)
GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project 2003

Sources :
Cadw , Revised Entry to the Schedule of Monuments
CPM , 1990 , Preliminary Archaeological Assessment of Land at Thornwell, Chepstow.
Leach P , 1992 , Thornwell Farm, Chepstow, Gwent. Area 1: A Further Archaeological Assessment.
GGAT , 1991 , Proposed Development of Land At Thornwell Farm Chepstow, Field Evaluation ( © GGAT)
Pm desc text/Evans EM/2003/GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project
01/pm desc text/GGAT//1991/Thornwell Assess/

Events :
E000337 : Preliminary Archaeological Assessment of Land at Thornwell, Chepstow. (year : 1990)
E000360 : Thornwell Farm, Chepstow, Gwent. Area 1: A Further Archaeological Assessment. (year : 1992)
E000361 : Land at Thornwell Farm,Chepstow (year : 1991)
E000360 : Thornwell Farm, Chepstow, Gwent. Area 1: A Further Archaeological Assessment. (year : 1992)
E000338 : Thornwell Farm, Chepstow Archaeological Watching Brief (year : 1991)
E002220 : Newhouse Farm, Survey of documentary evidence at manufacturers village centre (year : 1995)
E002224 : Newhouse Farm, A strategy for Archaeology (year : 1996)

Related PRNs : 4432g, 01200g, 01201g, 04441g, 05341g - 05344g, 05344g


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