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Latitude: 52.9245 / 52°55'28"N
Longitude: -4.3813 / 4°22'52"W
OS Eastings: 240013
OS Northings: 338999
OS Grid: SH400389
Mapcode National: GBR 5C.MXW7
Mapcode Global: WH44B.NRVC
Entry Name: Four Crosses Standing Stone
Source ID: 2433
Cadw Legacy ID: CN105
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It measures 1.6 m high and is 1.5 m wide at the base.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. It is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retains significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of intact burial or ritual deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Standing stones are often part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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