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Latitude: 53.2278 / 53°13'39"N
Longitude: -3.9271 / 3°55'37"W
OS Eastings: 271450
OS Northings: 371812
OS Grid: SH714718
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z.0LHS
Mapcode Global: WH54B.N44C
Entry Name: Bwlch y Ddeufaen Standing Stones
Source ID: 557
Cadw Legacy ID: CN129
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of a two standing stones and a cairn
1, a standing stone c.3.5m high by 1.5m by 1.2m, rising to a blunt point, with packing stones visible about its base. 2, a standing stone c.2.0m high by 1.2m by 0.5m, having flat faces on the east & west. One of the two stones has been recently resurrected. 3, A round cairn, c.18m in diameter, having one side of a cist, c.1.5m long, exposed at its centre
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual. The site forms an important element within the wider later prehistoric context and within the surrounding landscape. The site is well preserved and retains considerable archaeological potential.
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