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Latitude: 53.2427 / 53°14'33"N
Longitude: -4.1526 / 4°9'9"W
OS Eastings: 256453
OS Northings: 373902
OS Grid: SH564739
Mapcode National: GBR JN34.4L5
Mapcode Global: WH541.5RVG
Entry Name: Pen-y-Maen Standing Stone
Source ID: 3486
Cadw Legacy ID: AN072
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn)
Community: Cwm Cadnant
Built-Up Area: Menai Bridge
Traditional County: Anglesey
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c.2300 - 800 BC). It measures 1.65m high by 0.55m wide by 0.45m deep.
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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