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Artificial Mound

Nearest Town:Usk (8km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SO35100801 / Sheet: 161
Latitude:51° 45' 59.38" N
Longitude:   2° 56' 26.1" W

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Visited 26.1.13

From Usk take the B4598 north. Shortly after driving through Llanfair Kilgeddin you come to a left hand turn – park here. Look across the field to your right (crop field) and you will see the long, low mound of the largely ploughed out Barrow.

I was a bit worried about seeing anything with all the snow we have had lately but it wasn’t a problem as most of it had been washed away with the overnight rain.

I think if you visited when the field was in crop you wouldn’t see anything.
Go visit the nearby Coed-Y-Bwnydd Hillfort instead – much better!
Posted by CARL
28th January 2013ce


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The OS 1/25000 shows this as a "tumulus", Coflein states "Round Barrow?".


A mound, c.30m in diameter and 1.0m high, set in a valley bottom location, close to the Usk.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
13th August 2012ce