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Latitude: 52.0114 / 52°0'40"N
Longitude: -4.9038 / 4°54'13"W
OS Eastings: 200817
OS Northings: 238750
OS Grid: SN008387
Mapcode National: GBR CN.HJB6
Mapcode Global: VH1QG.YPFZ
Entry Name: Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 1 August 1950
Source ID: 997
Cadw Legacy ID: PE199
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Dinas Cross (Dinas)
Built-Up Area: Dinas Cross
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 2m in height, it is 0.9m wide and 0.5m deep at the base and tapers to a fine point.
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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