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Mynydd Rhiw

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery


At the southwestern end of Mynydd Rhiw there is a very prominent conical outcrop called Clip y Gylfinhir:
Mrs Williams, of Pwll Defaid, told me that the rock opposite, called Clip y Gylfinhir, on Bodwydog Mountain, a part of Mynydd y Rhiw, was the resort of the Tylwyth Teg, and that they revelled there when it was covered in mist; she added that a neighbouring farm called Bodermud Isa', was well known at one time as the place the fairies came to do their baking.
From Celtic Folkore - John Rhys (1901)

The name translates at Crag of the Curlew (literally "long beak").
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
24th April 2016ce
Edited 24th April 2016ce

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