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Latitude: 52.814 / 52°48'50"N
Longitude: -3.2819 / 3°16'54"W
OS Eastings: 313695
OS Northings: 324819
OS Grid: SJ136248
Mapcode National: GBR 6T.VTG6
Mapcode Global: WH78V.KJDL
Entry Name: Maes-Mochnant Standing Stone
Source ID: 2934
Cadw Legacy ID: DE089
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It measures 3.65m high, 0.6m wide at widest point and about 0.3m thick.
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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