Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Llech Golman Standing Stone, Llanerchymedd

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2201
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Llannerch-y-Medd
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH4519283108
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age STANDING STONE
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
Maen Hir at Bryn Golman stands on a slight hill in a field about 1.5 miles SE of the church, 8ft high by 5.5ft wide by 3.5ft thick with packing stones at the base. (RCAHMW, 1937)

Llech Golman is a large rough stone 2.4m high, 1.7m wide and 1.1m thick with a few stones around the base which may be packing. <2>

Llech Golman - massive rough stone with one flat side on south. The north side somewhat flattened - stone somewhat cracked - but not really threatened. Stone red jasper-like. Siting: on a rounded ridge in undulating landscape visible from all around but northern arc (W-E) obscured by hillslope within a few 100m. (Smith, 2003)

Sources :
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
Senior, M. , 2003 , The Standing Stones of north-western Wales
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 , 1937 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey
Lynch, F. , 1970 , Prehistoric Anglesey , <4>
Ordnance Survey , 1970 , SH48SE 15 , <2>

Events :
40526 : Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd/Anglesey (year : 2003)
40527 : Pan-wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis (year : 2005)

Related PRNs : 302477

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