CPAT Regional Historic Environment Record
The following information is from the on-line database Archwilio

Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 100741
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Site Type : Standing stone
Period : Bronze Age
Community : Clocaenog
NGR : SJ04805237
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Description :
An irregular shaped boulder 1.5m high now covered by trees. Assumed moved or destroyed.

Scheduling revised in December 1999. Previously scheduled as part of Bryn Beddau round barrows (De040), but now scheduled as separate monument (Cadw, 1999).

The boulder is massive, and is probably recumbent. Dimensions 3.25m long, 2.3m wide, 1.45m high (recumbent dimensions) The longest axis is aligned E-W. Stone is grey in colour.The E end is becoming overgrown with tussock grass but W end (the thick end) is clear. stone stands in a clear area surrounded mainly by birch trees (CPAT 2002)

Sources :
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1914 , Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire - IV County of Denbigh
Cambrian Archaeological Projects , 1998 , Forest Enterprise Welsh Heritage Assets Project, Archaeological Survey Phase III, Contract 6, Clocaenog/Cynwyd/Ceiriog/Mathrafal/Ceri
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 2002 , Site visit record - PRN100741
Cadw , 2000 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De255(DEN)
Ordnance Survey , 1963 , OS record card SJ 05 SW 11
Cadw , 1999 , Scheduling map - De255(DEN)
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 2002 , CPAT Project Archive - 715
Jones, N W , 2003 , Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites: Denbighshire and East Conwy: Revised Project Report ( © CPAT)
Anon , 2013 , Cultural Heritage Assessment. Land adjacent to Clocaenog Forest, Denbighshire, North Wales

Events :
311379 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1963 (year : 1963)
316852 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1991 (year : 1991)
319137 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1998 (year : 1998)
319138 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1995 (year : 1995)
319143 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1990 (year : 1990)
319150 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1989 (year : 1989)
319161 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1989 (year : 1989)
325489 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1999 (year : 1999)
328830 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 1998 (year : 1998)
336552 : Maen Llwyd standing stone/boulder, field visit 2002 (year : 2002)

Related PRNs : 23170


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April 16, 2014, 7:03 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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