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Cerrig Meibion Arthur

Standing Stones


In his book Mysterious Wales, Chris Barber tells the following Arthurian legend about the stones:
These stones, about 25 feet apart, are said to be a monument to King Arthur's sons who were killed by the Twrch Trwyth, a wild boar which caused havoc in his camp. It had originally swum over from Ireland. The story is told in great detail in the Mabingion. On the ridge above are Cerrig Marchogion - the stones of Arthur's Knights.
Presumably Cerrig Marchogion is Bedd Arthur, but I've not seen it referred to by this name before.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
19th August 2003ce
Edited 19th August 2003ce

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