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Latitude: 51.8967 / 51°53'47"N
Longitude: -4.6842 / 4°41'2"W
OS Eastings: 215414
OS Northings: 225418
OS Grid: SN154254
Mapcode National: GBR CY.QQSQ
Mapcode Global: VH2NM.RLJC
Entry Name: Standing Stone 495m NW of Coynant
Scheduled Date: 28 July 1960
Source ID: 2153
Cadw Legacy ID: CM185
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) and measures 6ft x 5ft x 2ft 6ins.
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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