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Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Llanvair-Discoed</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (22.5.09)
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Nearest Town:Chepstow (9km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   ST444924 / Sheets: 171, 172
Latitude:51° 37' 37.72" N
Longitude:   2° 48' 11.97" W

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I'm no expert but it didn't look prehistoric to me. More like a rubbing stone. Posted by CARL
23rd March 2010ce

Stopped off briefly on the way down from Gray Hill. The stone stands in the muddy bottom of a field. It's visible from the road, which is just as well as the field was full of cows and looked soggy and uninviting, so I didn't linger.

More interesting is the village church (which even sold a postcard of Gray Hill circle, good to see a tolerant attitude to pagan worship!) and a decent pub.

From here it's off to Llanmelin Wood hillfort.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
13th July 2009ce
Edited 13th July 2009ce

Standing stone or possibly a scratching post. Best way to access top of hill through Llanvair past a bungalow and you will find a gate on the left.

If you go around the field towards the left you will aslo see the remains of a rather nice castle

Castle pictures and standing stone here:
Ike Posted by Ike
22nd September 2006ce
Edited 24th September 2006ce