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Latitude: 51.6351 / 51°38'6"N
Longitude: -3.9877 / 3°59'15"W
OS Eastings: 262534
OS Northings: 194793
OS Grid: SS625947
Mapcode National: GBR WK3.DC
Mapcode Global: VH4K8.T5QC
Entry Name: Cockett standing stone
Scheduled Date: 21 January 2004
Source ID: 4058
Cadw Legacy ID: GM582
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Swansea (Abertawe)
Community: Cockett (Y Cocyd)
Built-Up Area: Swansea
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises an impressive standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is a slab of quartz conglomerate, set on end and standing 1.2m in height and measuring 1.2m in thickness from east to west and 0.4m in width.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices. The monument retains significant archaeological potential with a strong probability of associated archaeological features and deposits and forms an important element in the wider prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape.
The area scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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