THREE WELLS ROUND CAIRN

Site Details



NPRN
417948
Map Reference
SO32SW
Grid Reference
SO31552374
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Crucorney
Type of Site
CAIRN
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Bronze Age

Site Description

A well-preserved and largely intact example of an Early Bronze Age burial monument. The cairn is 8m in diameter and 0.3m high, comprising of a turf-covered heap of boulders which makes up the body of the cairn. To the north-west of the Three Wells Round Cairn are the Garreg Las round cairns (NPRNs: 417946: 417947). The cairn is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Source: Cadw Ancient Monument Scheduling Record (Ref: MM303).

Photographed during aerial reconnaissance by RCAHMW on 10th October 2008.

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