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Latitude: 52.5894 / 52°35'22"N
Longitude: -3.4785 / 3°28'42"W
OS Eastings: 299937
OS Northings: 300098
OS Grid: SH999000
Mapcode National: GBR 9K.9XYD
Mapcode Global: WH68S.J5TP
Entry Name: Y Capel Stone Circle
Scheduled Date: 4 August 1977
Source ID: 2647
Cadw Legacy ID: MG179
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Stone circle
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a stone circle, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 800 BC).
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial and ritual practices. The features are an important relic of a prehistoric funerary and ritual landscape and retain significant archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of both intact ritual and burial deposits, together with environmental and structural evidence. Stone circles 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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