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Nant Heilyn stone setting

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 105750
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Pentrefoelas
Unitary authority : Conwy
NGR : SH92355543
Site Type (preferred type first) : PREHISTORIC STONE SETTING
Status : scheduled monument

Description :
Group of large, flat and edge set stones arranged in an ovoid pattern. Local area appears to have been levelled. Situated on E facing slope adjacent to trackway (PRN 105756).

Seven large stones, some roughly edge-set, situated on level area immediately N of old coach road in position overlooking Alwen valley to E. Placing of stones does not form a circle, but rather an oval NW-SE. Noticable gap to S and smaller gap to N. Stones range between 1.2 x 0.4 x 0.5m to 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.2m. Originally recorded as a kerb circle but perhaps not a true stone circle although certainly a deliberate setting of stones which may be prehistoric (CPAT site visit 7/4/99).

Some stones flat, others edge-set. Could be further stones hiddne beneath long grass. Oval shaped setting. Originally recorded as a kerb circle, now re-interpreted as a ritual stone setting. Scheduled on 24th August 2000. Numbered as CN324(CON) but Cadw admit that this is wrong. Renamed De284(CON). (Cadw, 2000).

Sources :
Cadw , 2000 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De284(CON)
Cadw , 2000 , Scheduling map - De284(CON)
Cadw , 2000 , Scheduling map - De284(CON)
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 1995 , Site visit record - PRN105750
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 1999 , Site visit record - PRN105750
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 2002 , CPAT Project Archive - 715
Hankinson, R , 1995 , Pentrefoelas Windfarm, Clwyd: archaeological evaluation ( © CPAT)
Jones, N W , 1999 , Prehistoric Funerary & Ritual Sites: Denbighshire and East Conwy ( © CPAT)

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Compiled date : 28-05-1997

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March 25, 2019, 3:31 am - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
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