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Latitude: 53.3433 / 53°20'35"N
Longitude: -4.4524 / 4°27'8"W
OS Eastings: 236833
OS Northings: 385735
OS Grid: SH368857
Mapcode National: GBR HMCV.Z4G
Mapcode Global: WH42C.L709
Entry Name: Glan-Alaw Standing Stone
Source ID: 3278
Cadw Legacy ID: AN090
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)
Community: Tref Alaw
Traditional County: Anglesey
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone measures approximately 2.7m high by 0.6m wide.
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.