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Latitude: 51.9801 / 51°58'48"N
Longitude: -4.8204 / 4°49'13"W
OS Eastings: 206404
OS Northings: 235052
OS Grid: SN064350
Mapcode National: GBR CS.KF05
Mapcode Global: VH2N5.DHJD
Entry Name: Tre-Fach Standing Stone
Scheduled Date: 1 August 1950
Source ID: 3042
Cadw Legacy ID: PE202
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Cwm Gwaun
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a standing stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC) and stands on a gentle slope above the south east side of the the Gwaun Valley. The standing stone measures 2.6m in height, is 1.1m wide by 0.8m deep at the base and has a pointed 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, 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.
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