Penmeiddyn

Destroyed3
Location
Wales Pembrokeshire Rest of Wales SM 92415 35584
Lat 51.97980264   Long -5.02416804

 

Conjectural plan of Penmeiddyn stone row (Source: description in Royal Commission Inventory)

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 79m
No. of stones: 54 Size of stones: Large and small
Orientation: 56° Altitude: 94m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  Standing stones and barrows
Notes: The four south western stones were the tallest all being about 1m high.

Other Information

Public Access:  No
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No

Identification

Category: Probable. It has been suggested that these stones may have formed part of a boundary, but the available description is much more consistent with a stone row. The destruction of the site means that its identification can never by fully resolved, but a stone row explanation seems most probable.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Archwilio     Royal Commission Inventory No. 642

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 225.

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