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Careg Lwyd 800m ESE of Bwlch-y-Ffridd

A Scheduled Monument in Aberhafesp (Aberhafesb), Powys

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Latitude: 52.5478 / 52°32'51"N

Longitude: -3.3582 / 3°21'29"W

OS Eastings: 307997

OS Northings: 295301

OS Grid: SO079953

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q.DPVB

Mapcode Global: VH682.R707

Entry Name: Careg Lwyd 800m ESE of Bwlch-y-Ffridd

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1989

Cadw Legacy ID: MG041

Schedule Class: Monument

Category: Boundary stone

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Aberhafesp (Aberhafesb)

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire


The monument consists of boundary stone, probably dating to the prehistoric or medieval period. The stone measures 1.1m high, above ground level, 1.4m long x 0.7m thick; and is heavily weathered. There is no visible inscription. It is thought to be an ancient boundary stone at the former junction of the parishes, Aberhafesp, Bettws and Tregynon.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices or medieval settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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