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Latitude: 52.2021 / 52°12'7"N
Longitude: -3.3408 / 3°20'26"W
OS Eastings: 308466
OS Northings: 256830
OS Grid: SO084568
Mapcode National: GBR YR.3FYQ
Mapcode Global: VH69N.1XQ8
Entry Name: Court standing stone
Scheduled Date: 16 March 2005
Source ID: 4129
Cadw Legacy ID: RD225
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: Glascwm (Glasgwm)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises an impressive standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is a massive block of stone, standing 2.2m in height and measuring 1.2m in thickness and 1.1m in width. The standing stone leans towards the W and a small boggy pool surrounds its base. It is situated on a slight terrace.
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. Its importance is further enhanced by its proximity to the stone row (or possible stone circle) situated about 400m to the ENE (RD224).
The area scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 15m in diameter.
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