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Standing Stone south of Prysg Farm

A Scheduled Monument in Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.909 / 51°54'32"N

Longitude: -4.7701 / 4°46'12"W

OS Eastings: 209554

OS Northings: 227016

OS Grid: SN095270

Mapcode National: GBR CV.PTQP

Mapcode Global: VH2NL.88LW

Entry Name: Standing Stone S of Prysg Farm

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3703

Cadw Legacy ID: PE409

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Standing stone

Period: Prehistoric

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Maenclochog

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). The stone measures 0.7m by 0.4m at the base and is 1.8m high tapering slightly to a bluntly pointed tip.

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. Two other standing stones lie c 150m to the north east, Standing Stone near Prysg Farm (PE118) and Temple Druid Standing Stone (PE522), 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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