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THE FISH STONE, PENMYARTH PARK

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NPRN 305973

Map Reference SO11NE

Grid Reference SO18281985

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine

Type of Site STANDING STONE

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Medieval, Bronze Age

Site Description The Fish Stone is an Old Red Sandstone monolith set upon the pasture terrace of the Usk, 4.5m high by 0.9m by 0.45m, carved to resemble a fish standing on its tail. It may have been used as a medieval boundary marker. It is set within and possibly associated with:
Penmyarth Park (Nprn86096).

(source Os495card; SO11NE2)
J.Wiles 14.08.02

Edited from Briggs, C.S., 1997, An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Brecknock (Brycheiniog), Part i, RCAHMW, p174-5, SS29.
T. Driver, 26 July 2007

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