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Latitude: 53.2573 / 53°15'26"N
Longitude: -3.9018 / 3°54'6"W
OS Eastings: 273226
OS Northings: 375055
OS Grid: SH732750
Mapcode National: GBR 1Z6S.11
Mapcode Global: WH545.1D86
Entry Name: Bryn Derwydd stone circle
Scheduled Date: 22 December 2003
Source ID: 1076
Cadw Legacy ID: CN339
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Stone circle
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of a stone circle, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is situated in enclosed pasture and consists of at least five small earthfast stones, set on a slight circular platform. The circle measures about 18m overall.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices. The monument retains significant archaeological potential with a strong probability of associated archaeological features and deposits and forms an important element in the wider prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 30m in diameter.
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