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Standing Stone SSE of Dol-y-Felin

A Scheduled Monument in Llanafanfawr (Llanafan Fawr), Powys

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Latitude: 52.1841 / 52°11'2"N

Longitude: -3.4983 / 3°29'53"W

OS Eastings: 297660

OS Northings: 255042

OS Grid: SN976550

Mapcode National: GBR YJ.4JX9

Mapcode Global: VH5D9.9CYH

Entry Name: Standing Stone SSE of Dol-y-Felin

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 792

Cadw Legacy ID: BR091

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Standing stone

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Llanafanfawr (Llanafan Fawr)

Traditional County: Brecknockshire


The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC). It comprises a large upright stone, triangular in plan and measuring 1.3m on the N face, 1.2m wide on the SE face and 1.7m wide on the W face, standing to a height of 2.45m. The top of the stone leans to the W and there are packing stones, or clearance stones, evident around its base.

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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