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Carreg-y-llech Standing Stone

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 100008
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Treuddyn
NGR : SJ24875835
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Standing stone
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Description :
SANDSTONE STANDING STONE 1.8M HIGH 1.9M WIDE 0.4M THICK.IT IS NOT DRESSED POSS ORIGINALLY STOOD ON BARROW WHICH HAS SINCE BEEN DESTROYED.;
OS 1977. Single standing stone, of undressed sandstone, 1.8m high, 1.9m wide and 0.45m thick. Pennant (1783, 31) describes it as "a vast monumental stone .... set erect on a tumulus coarsely paved". No definite trace of tumulus now visible, but ground rises very slightly around stone.

NE facing and leaning in that direction. From E there appears to be a slight rise in the ground from N-S. Around base of stone ground is eroded forming a depression, probably due to animals rubbing against stone. Situated on edge of ridge with ground falling away to N. (CPAT 1999).

Scheduled on 28/11/2003 (Cadw).



Sources :
Davies, E , 1949 , Prehistoric and Roman Remains of Flintshire
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1912 , Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales and Monmouth II - County of Flintshire
Clwyd Archaeology Service , 1982 , Site visit record - PRN100008
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 1999 , Site visit record - PRN100008
Cadw , 2003 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - FL207(FLT)
Ordnance Survey , 1977 , OS record card SJ 25 NW 6
Cadw , 2003 , Scheduling map - FL207(FLT)
Cadw , 2003 , Scheduling map - FL207(FLT)
Pennant, T , 1783 , title unknown - Lleweni bleach works
National Monument Record of Wales , NMR Index

Events :
310493 : Carreg-y-llech Standing Stone, field visit 1982 (year : 1982)
326657 : Carreg-y-llech Standing Stone, field visit 1975 (year : 1975)
328769 : Carreg-y-llech Standing Stone, field visit 1999 (year : 1999)
331450 : Carreg-y-llech Standing Stone, field visit 2003 (year : 2003)

Related PRNs : 100007


Archaeological data, from the Historic Environment Record, supplied by The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust in partnership with Local Authorities, Cadw and the partners of ENDEX CPAT, 2014 (and in part Crown, 2014). It is intended to be used for private research only and is not for use as part of commercial projects. If you wish to use this information for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. Use of this information is subject to the terms and conditions of access to HER data published on CPAT's website. Please contact the HER if you have any further questions regarding this information. Please quote the Primary Reference Numbers (PRNs) in any correspondence.

October 31, 2014, 12:34 pm - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 41 Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7RR.
tel (01938) 553670, fax (01938) 552179, website www.cpat.org.uk

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