CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 722 - Lled Croen yr Ych Circle
Scheduled Ancient Monument Mg068(POW)

NGR :- SH90400055 (SH90SW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Llanbrynmair
Prefered site type :- Bronze Age - Stone circle (Structure - Near intact )
first alternative :- 20th Century - Stone circle

APPARENT STONE CIRCLE. 5 STONES REMAINING. PROB ORIG 21M DIA. SUPPOSED STONE HOLES ON ROUGH CIRCUMFERENCE NOTED BY Grimes, W F, 1963; OS, 1978. WHOLE POSS MODERN CREATION (RCAHM, 1911). PLANS BY Grimes, W F, 1963; RCAHM, 1911; OS, 1978; Spicer, R D, 1979 ALL DIFFER MARKEDLY.

FIVE SMALL STONES WITH OUTLIER TO SE. SEVERAL HOLLOWS MAY HAVE ORIGINALLY CONTAINED STONES. PLAN FITS AN ELIPSE OR A FLATTENED CIRCLE. PLAN. (HOYLE, J.R., 1984, 53, FIG.5).

Two smaller outliers are visible immediately to the NW of the circle. Agricultural work in the field will have destroyed any other features that may have existed. Maximum diameter of the circle is 26m. Two of the stones are loose (Cadw 1998).

Sources:-
AMB list , 1974 , SAM MONT 68 ,
AMB map , 1980 , SAM MG68 , 1:10560
AMB list , 1981 , SAM MG68 ,
Anon , 1866 , , 540
Brassil, K survey , 1987 , ,
Burl, A , 1976 , Stone circles of the British Isles , 260
Burl, A , 2000 , The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany ,
CPAT visit form , 1978 , , Different plan
CPAT visit form , 1987 , ,
Cadw map , 1986 , SAM MG68 , 1:2500
Cadw AM107 , 1998 , ,
Grimes, W F , 1963 , 'The stone circles and related monuments in Wales ', in Foster, I & Alcock, L Culture and Environment , 122-3
Hoyle, J R , 1978 , ,
Hoyle, J R survey , 1978 , ,
Hoyle, J R , 1984 , "A Survey Of Some Of The Stone Rings Of Mid Wales ", Archaeologia Cambrensis 133 , 53 .
OS form 108 , 1978 , SH90SW 3 ,
OS record card , 1978 , SH90SW 3 ,
RCAHM , 1911 , Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales and Monmouth I - County of Montgomery , 63
Spicer, R D , 1979 , Stone Circles of Wales , 35-39

Events:-
Visit CPAT / 1978(27/10/1978) -
Visit Spicer, R D / 1979(/ /) -
Visit Cadw / 1984(03/12/1984) -
Visit CPAT / 1987(05/02/1987) -
Visit Cadw / 1987(20/11/1987) -
Visit Cadw / 1990(14/09/1990) -
Visit Cadw / 1998(09/01/1998) - Pasture

record created 31/12/1980 , last updated 09/02/2004
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004)



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