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Latitude: 51.6628 / 51°39'46"N
Longitude: -2.8971 / 2°53'49"W
OS Eastings: 338046
OS Northings: 196385
OS Grid: ST380963
Mapcode National: GBR J9.6KYZ
Mapcode Global: VH7B1.QGSM
Entry Name: Llangibby Bottom Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 9 March 1950
Source ID: 2983
Cadw Legacy ID: MM106
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Built-Up Area: Llangybi
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It is situated in a field on the flood plain of the river Usk E of Llangibby. The standing stone comprises a reddish conglomerate and measures 1.7m high, 0.3m thick and 1.8m wide at the base. It tapers to a point at the top. The stone stands in a shallow depression, 3m long by 2m 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.
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