Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Standing Stone, Glan Alaw, W of Bod-deiniol

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2066
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Tref Alaw
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH3683385738
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age STANDING STONE
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
Standing stone. <1>

400 yards west of farm of Bod-deiniol. It stands in a ploughed field and is 8ft 6ins high, 6ft 7ins wide and 1ft 8ins thick. (RCAHMW, 1937)

Standing stone as described above. <3>

Standing stone about 9 x 6 x 2ft. Arable field. The stone is as described, some packing stones are visible around the base. <4>

The stone shows a marked inclination towards Bod Deiniol farm (E). This could possibly be as a result of erosion around the base of the stone, probably caused by farm animals. Action may be necessary to ensure that the stone stays upright. <5>

A very large slab, one face split the other a natural curving surface. Probably moved from an outcrop about 30m to the west. Set on a slight shoulder between slight valleys so has quite local views to and from. Surprising that the field wall didn't use it as a marker and incorporate it. Instead it lies about 20m out into the field. (Smith, 2003)

Sources :
Smith, G. , 2003 , Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd and Anglesey ( © GAT)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1937 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey
Dickson, C. & Tram, N. , 2015 , Stone, Hilltops, Water and the Sun: A Preliminary Investigation into the Orientations of Standing Stones Near the River Alaw, Anglesey , Archaeology in Wales : Vol. 54 : p. 43-52
Conolly, R. , 2014 , Proposed Wind Turbine, Chwaen Goch, Llanerchymedd, Anglesey: Heritage Assessment
Smith, G., and Steele, N. , 2005 , Pan-Wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis ( © GAT)
Ordnance Survey , 1963 , SH38NE , <1>
Ordnance Survey , 1969 , SH38NE 4 , <3>
Harkness, M. D. , 1987 , PRN 2066 , <5>
Lynch, F. , 1970 , Prehistoric Anglesey , <6>

Events :
42230 : Prn 2066 Gat Site Visit (year : 1987)
40526 : Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd/Anglesey (year : 2003)
44652 : Proposed Wind Turbine, Chwaen Goch, Llanerchymedd, Anglesey (year : 2014)
40527 : Pan-wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis (year : 2005)

Related PRNs : 302329

Compiled date : 26-11-1986

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