SJ0734 : Round barrow on Cadair Bronwen

taken 1 year ago, 5 km from Llandrillo, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

Round barrow on Cadair Bronwen
Round barrow on Cadair Bronwen
The modern cairn is built on the flat upper surface of a large Bronze Age round barrow, probably a burial cairn, roughly 23m in diameter, which was designated as a Scheduled Monument LinkExternal link probably in 2006. Also shown here, closer to the camera, is a large boulder. Between them they have attracted the name Bwrdd Arthur (Arthur's Table) on some maps, although it's not clear whether that name is given to the burial cairn or to the rock.
Tumulus, Tumuli

A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves. Tumuli are also known as barrows, burial mounds. In Britain they mainly date from Neolithic to the Bronze Age (2900 - 800BC), although some are later.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Burial ground, Crematorium  Moorland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 0774 3465 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.0805N 3:22.3840W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 07739 34632
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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