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Latitude: 51.9027 / 51°54'9"N
Longitude: -3.9264 / 3°55'34"W
OS Eastings: 267565
OS Northings: 224437
OS Grid: SN675244
Mapcode National: GBR DZ.Q6QK
Mapcode Global: VH4HY.WFNR
Entry Name: Standing Stone S of Llwyn-Du Farm
Scheduled Date: 1 October 1959
Source ID: 663
Cadw Legacy ID: CM180
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) situated on a slope above the Towy Valley. The stone measures 3.3m high, 0.9m wide and 0.5m deep.
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.