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DOMEN FAWR (Y) ROUND CAIRN

Site Details


NPRN 403442

Map Reference SO10NE

Grid Reference SO16600717

Unitary (Local) Authority Blaenau Gwent

Old County Glamorgan

Community Ebbw Vale

Type of Site ROUND CAIRN

Broad Class Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Period Bronze Age

Site Description SAM No GM588
Remains of a large cairn, situated on the north-east side of a prominent ridge on Cefn Manmoel. Stone built and roughly circular on plan, measuring about 12m in diameter and up to 1m in height. A small rectangular brick and concrete structure (probably a pillbox or observation post dating from WWII) has been inserted into its north-west side. The cairn commands fine views over the valley to the east.
Source: Cadw scheduling description. F.Foster/RCAHMW 24.08.2005

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