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Latitude: 53.1969 / 53°11'48"N
Longitude: -4.3838 / 4°23'1"W
OS Eastings: 240855
OS Northings: 369303
OS Grid: SH408693
Mapcode National: GBR 5C.2PKN
Mapcode Global: WH42Z.MXP1
Entry Name: Malltraeth Yard Standing Stone
Source ID: 3277
Cadw Legacy ID: AN089
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)
Built-Up Area: Malltraeth
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It measures 2.7m high by 1m square and leans slightly 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.