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Latitude: 51.6247 / 51°37'28"N
Longitude: -4.9374 / 4°56'14"W
OS Eastings: 196774
OS Northings: 195854
OS Grid: SR967958
Mapcode National: GBR G8.HMLP
Mapcode Global: VH1SD.CFNB
Entry Name: Stackpole Farm Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 15 March 1960
Source ID: 2070
Cadw Legacy ID: PE346
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Stackpole and Castlemartin (Stackpole a Chastellmartin)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The standing stone measures c 2m in height and is 1.7m wide by 0.4m deep at the base. It stands on a low mound of stones of uncertain origin.
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. The standing stone is inter-visible with PE345 Sampson Cross Standing Stone c 500m to the north west, and its importance is further enhanced by this 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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