See directions for Twyn Cae-Hugh Barrow.
These two Barrows are a lot closer to the cattle grid and only require a short walk.
This is the first of the two Barrows you come to.
This is a great spot for a Barrow and the views are excellent.
The Barrow is grass covered with a small amount of gorse and ferns.
Several stones stick out of the grass within the central depression.
’11m in diameter and 1.5m high. At the centre is an excavation hollow 3m across and 0.5m deep’.
A little further along the track from Barrow (A)
This Barrow is in a sorry state.
There are clear tyre tracks right over the Barrow and a great deal of damage is being caused.
Already a large depression has been made and many of the stones constructing the Barrow have been revealed and dislodged.
This area is clearly used by ‘off road’ bikes etc and I am afraid to say this Barrow is bearing the brunt if it.
I will be looking to see who I can report this destruction to and hopefully prevent further damage? It is sad that a prehistoric monument is being treated this way.
‘Constructed on a small rocky outcrop, cairn 16m in diameter and 2m high. Central disturbance indicates its slab construction’.
Posted by CARL
28th August 2012ce