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Llanerch Farm, Llanfihangel-nant-Melan, Radnorshire

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SO 1576 5858 Also Known as: Llanerch Stone NPRN – 306082 Archaeology & History A small and simple cup-marked boulder, hidden away in the Welsh hills, all-but unknown even to cup-and-ring fanatics!  It’s nowt … Continue reading

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Penbont, Hundred House, Radnorshire

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SO 117 544 Also Known as: Hundred House Standing Stone Archaeology & History In a field less than 200 yards north of an old medieval mound known as The Mount, the great ley-hunter … Continue reading

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Croes-llechau, Bronllys, Breconshire

Long Barrow (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SO 169 357 Also Known as: Croesllechau Archaeology & History It appears to have been Theophilus Jones who first mentioned this all-but-lost megalithic tomb, more than 200 years ago.  He told that, “In … Continue reading

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Spread Eagle Cursus, Aberllynfi, Breconshire

Cursus Monument:  OS Grid Reference – SO 162 376 Archaeology & History It seems that very little remains of this site, and there is some doubt over its authenticity.  Described in Alex Gibson’s (1999b) essay on the cursus monuments of … Continue reading

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Sarn-y-Bryn-Caled, Belan, Montgomeryshire

Cursus:  OS grid reference – SJ 217 048 Also Known as: Welshpool Cursus Archaeology & History Much has been written about this ancient site.  Indeed, the archaeologist Alex Gibson (1999) told that, “the ritual complex at Sarn-y-bryn-caled has been extensively … Continue reading

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Llangynidr Bridge, Llangynidr, Breconshire

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SO 156 204 Also Known as: Llywn y Fedwen Getting Here Not too difficult – and its size makes it pretty easy to spot!  About 100 yards across the river bridge from Llangynidr, there’s … Continue reading

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