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Latitude: 51.876 / 51°52'33"N
Longitude: -3.9968 / 3°59'48"W
OS Eastings: 262641
OS Northings: 221600
OS Grid: SN626216
Mapcode National: GBR DW.RTHF
Mapcode Global: VH4J3.N3XP
Entry Name: Ffairfach standing stone
Scheduled Date: 17 February 2005
Source ID: 4103
Cadw Legacy ID: CM325
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen)
Built-Up Area: Ffairfach
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises an impressive standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is a large block of stone, standing 1.6m in height and measuring 0.9m in thickness and 0.7m 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. It is circular and measures 6m in diameter.
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