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Latitude: 52.6036 / 52°36'12"N
Longitude: -3.1785 / 3°10'42"W
OS Eastings: 320285
OS Northings: 301297
OS Grid: SJ202012
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.903M
Mapcode Global: WH79W.4TPD
Entry Name: Maen Beuno
Source ID: 1990
Cadw Legacy ID: MG042
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: Berriew (Aberriw)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It measures 1.6m high by 1m x 0.6m at the base and leans to the north-east.
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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