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GARREG LAS ROUND CAIRNS, CRUCORNEYPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 08114g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Round barrow cemetery
Period : Bronze Age
Community : Crucorney
NGR : SO3090025630
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
Two cairns that satellite the Neolithic enclosure (SO30772554).Dimensions not known.
Two cairns that satellite the Neolithic enclosure (SO30772554).
Dimensions: Dimensions not known.
The Garreg Las round cairns are well-preserved and largely intact examples of burial monuments of the Early Bronze Age. Both monuments are made up of turf covered heaps of boulders. Cairn 1 is oval and measures some 10m x 8m and stands 0.5m high. Cairn 2 is round and measures 8m in diameterand is 0.5m high, with a central robbing pit 2m in diameter. Being closely associated with the Garreg Las hengiform monument (MM261) and Cross-dyke (MM260), the site has consideerable group value and forms an important element in a wider prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape. (Olding, F 2000, 'The Prehistoric Landscapes of the Eastern Black Mountains' (BAR297)).
GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project 2003
Pm desc text/Evans EM/2003/GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project
03/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
Related PRNs : 08113g, 8115g, 1600g, 4513.0g
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