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Latitude: 51.8537 / 51°51'13"N
Longitude: -3.1051 / 3°6'18"W
OS Eastings: 323982
OS Northings: 217811
OS Grid: SO239178
Mapcode National: GBR F2.TDD4
Mapcode Global: VH78Z.4N9T
Entry Name: Standing Stone N of Golden Grove
Source ID: 1793
Cadw Legacy ID: BR171
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone is situated in the valley bottom on a terrace raised c. 0.7m above the rest of the field. It measures c. 1.2m high, 0.4m wide and 0.3m across. It is roughly rectangular in section and there are small stones at the base of the stone that may be packing stones.
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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