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Lle'r Neuaddau Circle

Kerbed Cairn

<b>Lle'r Neuaddau Circle</b>Posted by KammerImage © Simon Marshall
Nearest Town:Machynlleth (16km NNW)
OS Ref (GB):   SN755846 / Sheet: 135
Latitude:52° 26' 40.99" N
Longitude:   3° 49' 55.19" W

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The whole family were with me at Hirnant but Iv'e been left to wander around this one alone, just as well really because I really should take note of other peoples fieldnotes. I tried the direct approach from the road and found my way barred by the uncrossable but very stunning Rheidol gorge. Not wanting to leave the gorge
I followed it back up to the farm where I would do the right thing and ask. There was only one dog compared with Kammers two, perhaps the other one was with the farmer, because no-one was in. So i made my own unhindered way following the very obvious track right to it. What a stunning view it would be on a sunny day, I was glad for the peace I had on my own, it was a good circle to find, though the thick green grass obscured the depression and some of the smaller stones. Both this circle and Hirnant are small in every way (except the views, there big)
but very nice nonetheless.
postman Posted by postman
26th August 2008ce
Edited 20th November 2009ce

Visited 10th December 2002: I finally got round to visiting this site. Lle'r Neuaddau Circle is a kerb cairn, situated on the hillside between the Rheidol Gorge and a smaller gorge belonging to a tributary.

Lle'r Neuaddau is on private land, but the farmer seemed happy for me to go and look at the stones when I asked at the farmhouse. There are two sheep dogs that inhabit the farmyard and bark a lot (I'm not great with dogs) but they seemed to quieten down when I talked to them in pigeon Welsh (ci da = good dog).

The circle is a short walk south from the farm. As you approach, the view down the Rheidol valley is impressive. Lle'r Neuaddau circle is very similar in shape and location to two other local curb cairns, Hirnant (nearby) and Dolgamfa (three and a half miles down stream). It's much less well know than the other two sites, presumably because it's not so easy to get at. Apparently there were 19 stones in the circle when it was first surveyed, but there are now on only 18 in situ. There's a large depression on the inside of the circle, presumably made by treasure hunters (it's not central, but approximately to the south).

Well worth a visit, but obviously you're dependant on the farmer being in, and willing for you to see the site.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
20th December 2002ce
Edited 10th November 2003ce

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Prehistoric Stone Circles & Rows: Lle'r Neauddau


This is a site by a dowser, about dowsing. Although I'm a bit sceptical about the author's findings (from a purely personal point of view) the page contains some good photos and a plan of the site.

The page is rather large, so expect a slow download if you're using a modem.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
29th January 2003ce