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Latitude: 53.0751 / 53°4'30"N
Longitude: -4.3036 / 4°18'13"W
OS Eastings: 245773
OS Northings: 355575
OS Grid: SH457555
Mapcode National: GBR 5G.BC1N
Mapcode Global: WH43L.VYTY
Entry Name: Glynllifon standing stone
Scheduled Date: 13 January 2004
Source ID: 1075
Cadw Legacy ID: CN356
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises an impressive standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is a large narrow block of stone, standing 2m in height and measuring 0.8m 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 to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 2m in diameter, except on the SE where it abuts (and does not extend into) the concrete setting of the sewage tank.
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