SN1040 : Trefael stone

taken 6 years ago, near to Felindre Farchog, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Trefael stone
Trefael stone
This ancient monument, marked on the OS map as 'cup-marked stone' close to a footpath running south from Bayvil, has recently been excavated by archaeologists from the University of Bristol. As a result it has been re-classified from a standing stone to the capstone of a portal dolmen. Beads, pottery, charcoal and human bone have been discovered and further examination and radio-carbon dating is intended. The stone carries 75 cup-marks. It is thought the site was used over a period of many thousands of years. See LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for further information.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 1028 4027 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.6985N 4:46.0138W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 1028 4027
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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