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Standing Stone north east of Halfway House

A Scheduled Monument in Llangyndeyrn, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7861 / 51°47'9"N

Longitude: -4.2456 / 4°14'44"W

OS Eastings: 245205

OS Northings: 212097

OS Grid: SN452120

Mapcode National: GBR DJ.YRJY

Mapcode Global: VH3LX.CCCN

Entry Name: Standing Stone NE of Halfway House

Scheduled Date: 7 February 1961

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2805

Cadw Legacy ID: CM191

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Standing stone

Period: Prehistoric

County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

Community: Llangyndeyrn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and measures 10’6 x 4’6" x 3’3" with parallel sides and an oblique top. 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

Source: Cadw

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