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Latitude: 52.8786 / 52°52'43"N
Longitude: -3.9226 / 3°55'21"W
OS Eastings: 270713
OS Northings: 332971
OS Grid: SH707329
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z.QMM9
Mapcode Global: WH55W.QX91
Entry Name: Maen Llwyd Standing Stones
Scheduled Date: 9 April 1991
Source ID: 536
Cadw Legacy ID: ME115
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The two stones stand in an area which is clearly often damp, with a drainage ditch immediately to the NW of the larger stone, and another c 1.5 m to its NE - rather further than this from the smaller stone.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric funerary and ritual practises. 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 areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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