SM7727 : Maen Dewi

taken 10 years ago, near to Tretio, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Maen Dewi
Maen Dewi
Dewi's Stone is a massive, roughly lozenge-shaped, standing stone to be found (on private land) behind an isolated dwelling on Dowrog Common. It supports a profuse coating of lichen.
The name of the stone, which presumably relates to St David, is likely to have been historic attribution by monks or pilgrims who would have found this a valauble landmark or stopping place when crossing the moor in darkness or in mist.
On the OS Pathfinder map the name Drws Gobaith (Door of Hope) is given to this spot so too might represent to the traveller their proximity to the sacred shrine at St David's a couple of miles to the southwest.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 July, 2007
Category
Standing stones   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 775 274 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.0522N 5:14.1381W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 774 274
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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