Ancient Monuments

History on the Ground

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Cockett standing stone

A Scheduled Monument in Cockett (Y Cocyd), Swansea (Abertawe)

We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


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: Cadw

Source ID: 4058

Cadw Legacy ID: GM582

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Standing stone

Period: Prehistoric

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.

Source: Cadw

Other nearby scheduled monuments is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact for any queries related to any individual ancient or schedued monument, planning permission related to scheduled monuments or the scheduling process itself. is a Good Stuff website.