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Latitude: 51.8511 / 51°51'3"N
Longitude: -3.4078 / 3°24'28"W
OS Eastings: 303129
OS Northings: 217881
OS Grid: SO031178
Mapcode National: GBR YN.THBW
Mapcode Global: VH6CB.WQ9T
Entry Name: Lower Neuadd Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 27 August 1998
Source ID: 1544
Cadw Legacy ID: BR239
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone stands upright to a height of 1m and measures 0.9m by 0.4m at its base, from which it tapers upwards. At the base of the stone packing stones are evident.
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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