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Latitude: 51.9158 / 51°54'56"N
Longitude: -4.7823 / 4°46'56"W
OS Eastings: 208746
OS Northings: 227796
OS Grid: SN087277
Mapcode National: GBR CT.PJFP
Mapcode Global: VH2NL.235P
Entry Name: Galchen-Fach Stone
Scheduled Date: 18 June 1952
Source ID: 3066
Cadw Legacy ID: PE287
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone stands on a slight mound and measures 7ft high by 2ft. Another large stone protrudes from the ground at its 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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