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Site Details

NPRN 417947

Map Reference SO32NW

Grid Reference SO30702549

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Crucorney

Type of Site CAIRN

Broad Class Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Period Bronze Age

Site Description Situated on Hatterrall Hill on the eastern flanks of the Black Mountains, the Garreg Las round cairns are well-preserved, largely intact burial monuments of the Early Bronze Age. The monuments are made up of turf-covered heaps of boulders. The first cairn, cairn I is oval and measures some 10m by 8m and stands 0.5m (NPRN: 417946). The second cairn, further to the west, cairn II, is round, measuring 8m in diameter and 0.5m high, with a central robbing pit 2m in diameter. Closely associated with Hatterrall Hill Enclosure (NPRN: 306449) and Hatterrall Hill Cross Ridge Wall (NPRN: 306448).

Source: Cadw Schedule Ancient Monument Record (Ref: MM302)

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