Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Standing Stone, NW of Trallwyn

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 1286
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Llannor
Unitary authority : Gwynedd
NGR : SH37954168
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age STANDING STONE
Status : Scheduled Monument

Description :
It stands 2.6m high and the rectangular section measures 1m N-S by 0.5m at ground level. The top has been split diagonally into pointed form probably in recent times. (RCAHMW, 1960)

No change <2>

Small standing stone - a pointed blocky slab of ?rhyolite, slightly greenish light grey - difficult to assess extent of supposed break as the stone has been sprayed with slurry along with the rest of the field. Siting - Just off the top of a very slight rise - fairly level ground below Carnguwch - Visible from all directions except S. Intervisible Carnguwch & Tre'r Ceiri cairn & possibly Yr Eifl. (Smith, 2003)

Sources :
Smith, G. , 2003 , Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd and Anglesey ( © GAT)
Smith, G., and Steele, N. , 2005 , Pan-Wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis ( © GAT)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1960 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Caernarvonshire Volume II: Central
Ordnance Survey , 1975 , SH34SE 7 , <2>

Events :
41832 : Prn 1286 25 Inch Survey (year : 1975)
41833 : Cn 155 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1987)
41834 : Cn 155 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1993)
41835 : Cn 155 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1993)
40526 : Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd/Anglesey (year : 2003)
44999 : Moelfre, Llanaelhaearn: Results of Desk-Based Assessment and Walkover Survey (year : 2013)
40527 : Pan-wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis (year : 2005)

Related PRNs : 302332

Compiled date : 22-06-1987


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