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Yr Wyddfa

Cairn(s) (Destroyed)

Yr Wyddfa (Cairn(s)) by GLADMAN Yr Wyddfa ('The Tomb') rises top right of image across a frozen Llyn Teyrn (''Ruler's' or 'Monarch's' Lake'), with Y Lliwedd's twin summits top left. It is at times like these that the assignment of legends to such awesome landscape features seems not only natural, but inevitable, bearing in mind the psychology of humankind. Yr Wyddfa's (presumed) Bronze Age funerary cairn is - at the very best - all but gone. We are therefore left only with the legends. This begs the question of how many more such summit monuments must disappear before we finally realise their true value and take steps to protect them from the ignorant? Highlighting and popularising them is a good start, I think...
GLADMAN Image Credit: Robert Gladstone
Posted by GLADMAN
4th December 2010ce
Edited 10th April 2011ce
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