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Latitude: 52.1141 / 52°6'50"N
Longitude: -3.6298 / 3°37'47"W
OS Eastings: 288495
OS Northings: 247447
OS Grid: SN884474
Mapcode National: GBR YC.8VPQ
Mapcode Global: VH5DM.14F5
Entry Name: Cambrian Factory Standing Stone
Source ID: 1768
Cadw Legacy ID: BR132
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: Llanwrtyd Wells (Llanwrtyd)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The standing stone measures 2.4m high by 1m wide and 0.8m deep and is surrounded by small stones, possibly packing stones. It is located on a ridge with views in all directions.
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.