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Latitude: 52.1977 / 52°11'51"N
Longitude: -3.3155 / 3°18'55"W
OS Eastings: 310182
OS Northings: 256307
OS Grid: SO101563
Mapcode National: GBR YS.3N75
Mapcode Global: VH69V.H123
Entry Name: Cwm standing stone
Scheduled Date: 29 November 2004
Source ID: 4118
Cadw Legacy ID: RD229
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: Glascwm (Glasgwm)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
The monument comprises a standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is a large block of stone, standing 1m in height and measuring 0.6m in thickness from ESE to WNW and 0.5m in width. The standing stone is situated in disturbed pasture on a slight terrace, overlooking a large boggy pond to the NW.
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. It is circular and measures 8m in diameter.
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