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Latitude: 52.9743 / 52°58'27"N
Longitude: -4.3383 / 4°20'17"W
OS Eastings: 243084
OS Northings: 344441
OS Grid: SH430444
Mapcode National: GBR 5F.JNM2
Mapcode Global: WH445.BHCP
Entry Name: Tyddyn Mawr, standing stone to SSW of
Scheduled Date: 25 February 2005
Source ID: 4165
Cadw Legacy ID: CN384
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Standing stone
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises a fine standing stone, probably dating to the Bronze Age (c.2300 BC - 800 BC) and situated within enclosed pasture about 300m to the SSW of Tyddyn Mawr. The standing stone measures 1.8m in height, 0.8m in thickness from NE to SW by 0.7m in width. Several packing stones are visible around its base.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric ritual practices. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.
The area to be scheduled comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive. It is circular and measures 10m in diameter.
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