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Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Llanddyfnan</b>Posted by HowdenImage © MP Howden 27.5.98
Nearest Town:Llangefni (5km SW)
OS Ref (GB):   SH501785 / Sheets: 114, 115
Latitude:53° 16' 54.8" N
Longitude:   4° 14' 55.27" W

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Visited 8.9.12

As previously stated this stone is very easy to visit – right next to the B5109.

You can pull in next to the field gate.

The stone is approximately 7ft tall x 2ft wide – covered in yellow and white lichen.

Good one to visit.
Posted by CARL
17th September 2012ce

Well worth visiting the Stone Science museum virtually opposite. Interesting book store and lots of dinosaur stuff to interest the kids! Howden Posted by Howden
1st March 2003ce

Large stone easily spotted from the B5109 Pentreath-Llangefni road. stubob Posted by stubob
5th June 2002ce


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[Saint] Dyfnan is reputed to have been a son of Brychan Brycheiniog, but his name is not found in either version of the Cognatio. He is the patron of Llanddyfnan, in Anglesey, where he is buried, according to tradition.
You would imagine, due to the proximity of the church to the stone, that there would be a story to connect the stone with the saint. But I don't know of one.. Surely there's one out there somewhere.
p396 of Sabine Baring-Gould's 'Lives of the British Saints', part 3. 1907
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
17th March 2007ce