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Latitude: 52.0109 / 52°0'39"N
Longitude: -5.0137 / 5°0'49"W
OS Eastings: 193271
OS Northings: 239010
OS Grid: SM932390
Mapcode National: GBR CJ.HF1L
Mapcode Global: VH1QF.1QT9
Entry Name: Parc Hen Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 15 February 2006
Source ID: 1159
Cadw Legacy ID: PE518
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Pencaer (Pen-caer)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Parc Hen standing stone measures 2.15m tall, 1.4m wide and 0.8m deep. It is oriented NE-SW and is roughly diamond-shaped on plan. It is earthfast and has a flattened ridge-like top.
The standing stone is thought to be of religious or ceremonial significance and to date to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 BC - 800 BC). This example is an important local landmark. The monument is likely to retain significant archaeological deposits and enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices.
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 10m in diameter.
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