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Mynydd Margam West

Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:Maesteg (4km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   SS819887 / Sheet: 170
Latitude:51° 35' 3.36" N
Longitude:   3° 42' 17.22" W

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Two round barrows on the western summit of Mynydd Margam. Coflein descriptions:

Mynydd Margam Beacon (SS81918885)

A circular mound, 14m in diameter and 1.2m high, upon the highest point of Mynydd Margam has been assumed to have been a beacon site.

Mynydd Margam South (SS82018868)

A circular mound, 18m in diameter and 0.6m high.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
26th December 2011ce


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Mynydd Margam Historic Landscape Characterisation

Online article on Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust's website about the area's geology, archaeology and history.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
27th December 2011ce
Edited 18th September 2022ce