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Latitude: 52.5481 / 52°32'53"N
Longitude: -3.572 / 3°34'19"W
OS Eastings: 293499
OS Northings: 295635
OS Grid: SN934956
Mapcode National: GBR 9F.DK6G
Mapcode Global: VH5BJ.16GY
Entry Name: Bryn yr Aran Stone Setting
Scheduled Date: 26 June 2002
Source ID: 1368
Cadw Legacy ID: MG296
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Stone setting
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument consists of a stone setting, an arrangement of one or more standing stones where the original form of monument unclear, dating to the Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age. It measures 30m x 7m and is comprised of five edge-set stones 0.5m high.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The features are an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retain significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of both intact ritual and burial deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Stone settings 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 square and measures 35m square.
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