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Mynydd Henllys

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Mynydd Henllys</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (17.12.2011)
Nearest Town:Risca (3km SW)
OS Ref (GB):   ST251927 / Sheet: 171
Latitude:51° 37' 39.37" N
Longitude:   3° 4' 55.9" W

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When visiting Twmbarlwm Hillfort (known locally as 'the pimple') it is worth having a look at the cairns which can be seen to the east of the Hillfort.
Access is easy enough – just follow the track north (which runs to the east of the Hillfort) and the cairns are on the right hand side of the track, behind a fence. The cairns are quite prominent, covered in grass. I visited the cairns about 2 years ago so can't remember exactly how big they were but I do remember they were a fair size and easy enough to spot. I wouldn't say it was worth the effort to visit the cairns specifically but they are certainly worth a look when visiting the Hillfort. Parking is easy.
Posted by CARL
1st November 2010ce

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Coflein shows four cairns here, one of which (Cairn I) is a very fine, well-preserved example of a round cairn.

Cairn II (ST25099278)

One of a linear grouping of four cairns, set about 40m north of Cairn I, centrally disturbed, 10m in diameter and 0.4m high.

Cairn I (ST25109273)

One of a linear grouping of four cairns, centrally disturbed, 21m in diameter and 2.3m high.

Cairn III (ST25109271)

One of a linear grouping of four cairns, 18m in diameter and 1.0m high, surmounted by a modern cairn.

Cairn IV (ST25099270)

One of a linear grouping of four cairns, 8.0m in diameter and 1.3m high, having the appearance of being ditched and counterscarped on the south-west.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
18th December 2011ce