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Maen Bach

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Maen Bach</b>Posted by tuesdayImage © nix stewart
Nearest Town:Llandovery (11km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SN7345 / Sheets: 146, 147, 160
Latitude:52° 5' 17.81" N
Longitude:   3° 51' 13.88" W

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This is a strange pointed triangular sandstone slab surmounting a cairn 6.0m in diameter and 0.2m high which marks the community / county boundary. It is on the summit of a ridge and orientated north - south. Although relatively small (1.3m(h) 1.3 - 0.4m(w),0.2m(d)), it is visible from long distances and several directions. and is intervisible with Maen Hir and the Crugiau Merched cairns.

1.3m(h), 1.3 - 0.4m(w),0.2m(d)
tuesday Posted by tuesday
9th October 2006ce
Edited 9th October 2006ce