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THE LLANELLTYD STONE By \V. J. HEMP AND C. A. RALEGH RADFORD THE very remarkable inscribed stone at Llanelltyd is now in the church. The earliest record of it (Arch. Camb., 1878, p. 76) says that it came from a cottage near the church, where it was used as a scrubbing block for washing clothes. It is illustrated in the Merioneth Inventory of the R.C.A.M. by a good photograph (Fig. 109, p. 118) and by an inaccurate drawing (Fig. 96, p. 97). The Commission's account of the stone quotes a reading by Sir John Rhys and gives two variants, one by Professor Westwood and another by Mr. Edward Owen. The only cause of difficulty and difference is the second word in the inscription, read as RE IC, RENIC, and REDHIC (for REDERIC), respectively but recent examination makes it reasonably certain that the word is KENYRIC an irregularity on the surface of the stone causes the first letter to appear in a rubbing more like an R than a K, and the Y probably stands for V (see below). If so, the inscription reads VESTIGIU(M) KENVRIC TE/NETUR IN CAPITE. LA/PIDIS ET IPSEMET ANTEQUAM P(ER)EGRE • PRO FECTUS EST (Fig. 21 and PI. xvu). Fig. 21. Scale 3/10 (approx.). Although the reading is clear translation is not easy, and some freedom is necessary to make it intelligible. We suggest