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Banc Llechwedd-mawr


<b>Banc Llechwedd-mawr</b>Posted by GLADMAN
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<b>Banc Llechwedd-mawr</b>Posted by GLADMAN
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Banc Llechwedd-mawr (Cairn(s)) by GLADMAN Looking across Banc Llechwedd-mawr to Carn Gwilym (centre skyline) from Drosgol, all three peaks featuring a pair of large Bronze Age cairns. Note that the enigmatic quartzite Cerrig Cyfamod Glyndwr lie between the base of the former's right hand ridge and the river (Afon Hyddgen), the name no doubt commemorating the famous victory Mr Glyndwr obtained over Henry IVs forces within the cwm in 1401. Walk - OK seriously stumble - across the ground and understand the tactical brilliance of local knowledge. Not a problem for a Welsh cob. But an armoured warhorse?

There are additional stones in the vicinity Afon Hyddgen Standing Stones and another cairn. I would love to know what they look like. Anyone accept the challenge to spare my poor knees?
GLADMAN Image Credit: Robert Gladstone
Posted by GLADMAN
12th April 2015ce
Edited 12th April 2015ce
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