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Latitude: 51.8593 / 51°51'33"N
Longitude: -3.1315 / 3°7'53"W
OS Eastings: 322173
OS Northings: 218464
OS Grid: SO221184
Mapcode National: GBR F0.T5VK
Mapcode Global: VH6CH.NJVH
Entry Name: Great Oak Road standing stone
Scheduled Date: 4 November 2005
Source ID: 4177
Cadw Legacy ID: BR301
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: Crickhowell (Crughywel)
Built-Up Area: Crickhowell
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises a fine standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated within enclosed pasture on the slopes to the E of Crickhowell. The standing stone measures 2.4m in height, 1.7m in thickness from NW to SE by 0.5m in width. It commands fine views around its W arc.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 8m in diameter.
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