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Graeanog Standing Stone

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Graeanog Standing Stone</b>Posted by postmanImage © chris bickerton
Nearest Town:Criccieth (12km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SH455492 / Sheets: 115, 123
Latitude:53° 1' 2.57" N
Longitude:   4° 18' 12.59" W

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What an absolute whopper! Can't believe no-one's posted pictures before now. Park by the house and ask permission (no-one was in when we went).

With Bwlch Mawr in one direction and Mynydd Graig Goch in the other, it occupies a great position despite the nearby farmhouse, quarry and tall antenna. The two cairns are close too, just the other side of a fence. What a great stone!
postman Posted by postman
1st October 2006ce
Edited 11th October 2006ce


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The National Monument Record, available via Coflein, describes Graeanog Standing Stone thus:
An erect monolith, 3.05m high by 0.9m by 0.68m, set 7.0m SE of a kerbed cairn (Nprn93558), with a second cairn (Nprn93559), c.35m SSW.
The eight figure grid reference given for the stone is SH45524917 and the National Primary Record Number (NPRN) is 93557.

It's worth noting that there's a duplicate record for this site (NPRN: 302389) listed on Coflein. In other words what appears to be two standing stones is in fact one.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
15th March 2006ce
Edited 15th March 2006ce