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Latitude: 51.801 / 51°48'3"N
Longitude: -4.2647 / 4°15'52"W
OS Eastings: 243940
OS Northings: 213803
OS Grid: SN439138
Mapcode National: GBR DJ.XLV1
Mapcode Global: VH3LQ.1Z8P
Entry Name: Pen Celli Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 5 July 1951
Source ID: 2129
Cadw Legacy ID: CM122
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone measures 11ft high x 4ft broad x 4ft 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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