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Eglwys Faen

Cairn(s)

Eglwys Faen (Cairn(s)) by thesweetcheat For Rhiannon, one of the enormous shake holes near Eglwys Faen. Wonder what the cairn builders made of these huge entrances into the earth? Looking towards the summit of Twr Pen-cyrn.
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On The Hollow Hills – Twr Pen-cyrn 8 January 2011
thesweetcheat Image Credit: A. Brookes (8.1.2011)
Posted by thesweetcheat
1st January 2013ce
Edited 1st January 2013ce
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Comments (2)

Yeah, I would have thought these were viewed as pretty special.... I would say 'no evidence', just judging by how I feel.... but the largest I've seen does seem to have a specific connection to the siting of the Saith Maen row near Craig-y-Nos. I'll see if I can dig out an old image I came across recently.

Must say the Twr Pen-cyrn cairns look interesting......
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
2nd January 2013ce
I seem to recall one of your shake hole pics a few years ago, maybe that was Saith Maen (which ought to be on my list for this year really). They're kinda scary-looking things, especially filled with snow.

Yes, definitely worth a day up at Twr Pen-cyrn, I think the Mam C would approve too.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
2nd January 2013ce
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