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Latitude: 53.0598 / 53°3'35"N
Longitude: -4.2998 / 4°17'59"W
OS Eastings: 245974
OS Northings: 353862
OS Grid: SH459538
Mapcode National: GBR 5G.CCYZ
Mapcode Global: WH43S.XCM5
Entry Name: Penbryn Mawr standing stone
Scheduled Date: 30 June 2004
Source ID: 4105
Cadw Legacy ID: CN373
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises an impressive standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC). It is a tall thin stone, tapering to a rounded point and standing 1.7m in height, and measuring 0.5m in thickness and 0.4m in width.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices. The monument retains significant archaeological potential with a strong probability of associated archaeological features and deposits and forms an important element in the wider prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape.
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 4m in diameter.
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