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Foel Llanfendigaid

Hillfort

<b>Foel Llanfendigaid</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (26.7.2015)
Nearest Town:Tywyn (5km SE)
OS Ref (GB):   SH56990560 / Sheet: 124
Latitude:52° 37' 43.91" N
Longitude:   4° 6' 47.61" W

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Up here on Foel Llanfendigaid there are the traces of a hillfort - according to Coflein a 'narrow stony rampart' survives. Beneath the hill, on the seaward side, there is a cave, Ogof Owain.
Ogov Owain is apparently a natural fissure in a rock, about a mile north of the estuary of the river Dysynny, in the parish of Celynyn, in Merioneddshire. Tradition says, that Ednyved ap Aron, a gentleman of consideration, concealed Owain in it, after his military reverses.
The intrepid author and his friend sat on some stones after emerging, 'proceeded to knock off the neck of a bottle of sherry' and then toasted the king and 'Prince Owain Glendwr'.

In v5 of the 'Cambrian Quarterly' 1833.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st March 2012ce
Edited 21st March 2012ce

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At the bottom of the page there is an aerial photo of the fort.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st March 2012ce