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Standing Stone NNW of Clomendy

A Scheduled Monument in Llangain (Llan-gain), Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

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Latitude: 51.8091 / 51°48'32"N

Longitude: -4.3412 / 4°20'28"W

OS Eastings: 238696

OS Northings: 214861

OS Grid: SN386148

Mapcode National: GBR DD.XCTC

Mapcode Global: VH3LN.PSVK

Entry Name: Standing Stone NNW of Clomendy

Scheduled Date: 16 December 1959

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2152

Cadw Legacy ID: CM184

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Standing stone

Period: Prehistoric

County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

Community: Llangain (Llan-gain)

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 7ft x 5ft.

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.

Source: Cadw

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