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Bryn Hafod Standing Stone

A Scheduled Monument in Llandinam, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.404 / 52°24'14"N

Longitude: -3.445 / 3°26'42"W

OS Eastings: 301791

OS Northings: 279423

OS Grid: SO017794

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.PLGQ

Mapcode Global: VH68M.7TMZ

Entry Name: Bryn Hafod Standing Stone

Scheduled Date: 27 December 2001

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1373

Cadw Legacy ID: MG298

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Standing stone

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Llandinam

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and measures 0.7m high x 0.3m wide x 0.1m thick.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. It is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of intact burial or ritual deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Standing stones are often part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is a circle and measures 2m in diameter, centred on the cairn.

Source: Cadw

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