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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.