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Latitude: 52.8988 / 52°53'55"N
Longitude: -4.5389 / 4°32'19"W
OS Eastings: 229324
OS Northings: 336497
OS Grid: SH293364
Mapcode National: GBR 55.PFWM
Mapcode Global: WH44G.7DWL
Entry Name: Nant y Gledrydd Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 27 June 2005
Source ID: 1
Cadw Legacy ID: CN395
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises a fine standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated within enclosed improved pasture on a local summit above and to the to the NE of the valley of Nant y Gledrydd. The standing stone measures 2.2m in height, 0.8m in thickness from E to W by about 0.7m in width. Several packing stones are visible around its base.The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices.
The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The area to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
It is circular and measures 5m in diameter.
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