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Maen Richard

Standing Stone / Menhir

Nearest Town:Brecon (10km ESE)
OS Ref (GB):   SN96743468 / Sheet: 160
Latitude:52° 0' 1.66" N
Longitude:   3° 30' 15.63" W

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RCAHMW description:

Maen Richard stands 420m above O.D. on the parish boundary between Llanfihangel Nant Bran and Merthyr Cynog. It occupies a circular hollow and appears to be of a volcanic agglomerate 1.52m high, and 0.81m by 0.45m at the base. There is a bench mark incised on its N. face.

(From An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments of Brecknock (Brycheiniog) - Part i: Later Prehistoric Monuments and Unenclosed Settlements to 1000 A.D. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (1997))

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thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
21st August 2011ce