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Latitude: 51.9351 / 51°56'6"N
Longitude: -4.8968 / 4°53'48"W
OS Eastings: 200954
OS Northings: 230252
OS Grid: SN009302
Mapcode National: GBR CP.N61G
Mapcode Global: VH1QW.2MLF
Entry Name: Carreg Quoitan Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 26 January 2006
Source ID: 1157
Cadw Legacy ID: PE513
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Puncheston (Cas-mael)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Carreg Quoitan standing stone measures 2.15m tall, 1.35m wide and 1.3m deep. It is oriented E-W and is roughly rectangular in shape on plan. It is earthfast and has an irregularly rounded top. The E and W faces abut a hedge bank.
The standing stone is thought to be of religious or ceremonial significance and to date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 BC - 800 BC). This example is an important local landmark and one of a number in the local vicinity. The monument is likely to retain significant archaeological deposits and enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices.
The area to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 6m in diameter.