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<b>Anglesey</b>Posted by Schlager ManBarclodiad-y-Gawres © Schlager Man
Also known as:
  • Ynys Môn
  • Sir Fôn

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Sites/Groups in this region:

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Barclodiad-y-Gawres Chambered Cairn
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Bedd Branwen Round Barrow(s)
71 posts
Bodowyr Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Bod Deiniol Standing Stone / Menhir
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Brynsiencyn Round Barrow(s)
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Bryn-yr-Hen-Bobl Chambered Cairn
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2 sites
Bryn Celli Ddu Chambered Cairn
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Bryn Gwyn Stone Circle
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Bwlch Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
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Bwrdd Arthur Hillfort
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Caer Idris Hillfort
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Caer Leb Enclosure
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Carreg Leidr Standing Stone / Menhir
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Castell Bryn-Gwyn Henge
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Cremlyn (North and South) Standing Stones
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Dinas Gynfor Hillfort
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Din Dryfol Chambered Tomb
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Din Lligwy Enclosure
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Ffynnon Eilian Sacred Well
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Foel Fawr Burial Chamber
23 posts
Glyn Burial Chamber
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Gogarth Bay Round Cairn
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Gorsedd Gwlwm Burial Chamber
8 posts
Graiglas Standing Stone / Menhir
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Graiglas Barrow Round Barrow(s)
29 posts
Henblas Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
14 posts
Hendrefor Burial Chamber
8 posts
Hirdrefaig Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Llanddyfnan Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llanfaethlu Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llanfechell Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llangaffo Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Llangristiolus Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llech Golman Standing Stone / Menhir
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Lligwy Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Llyn Cerrig-bach
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Llys Einion Standing Stone / Menhir
17 posts
Maenaddwyn Standing Stone / Menhir
6 posts
Maen Hir, Tregwhelydd Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Maen Morddwyd Standing Stone / Menhir (Destroyed)
12 posts
Maen Pres Standing Stone / Menhir
4 posts
Maen y Goges Natural Rock Feature
19 posts
Malltraeth Standing Stone / Menhir
53 posts
Mein Hirion Standing Stones
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Mynydd Bach (Aberffraw) Round Cairn
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Pant-y-Saer Burial Chamber
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Parys Mountain Ancient Mine / Quarry
54 posts
Penrhosfeilw Standing Stones
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Pen-yr-Orsedd (North) Standing Stone / Menhir
15 posts
Pen-yr-Orsedd (South) Standing Stone / Menhir
Pen y Maen Standing Stone / Menhir
24 posts
Perthi Duon Burial Chamber
4 posts
Plas Bodafon Standing Stone / Menhir
15 posts
Plas Cadnant Standing Stone / Menhir
52 posts
Plas Newydd Burial Chamber Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
2 posts
Pont Sarn-las Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
7 posts
Porth Dafarch Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
5 posts
Porth Trecastell Promontory Fort
34 posts
Presaddfed Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
1 post
Rhosbeirio Round Barrow(s)
7 posts
Stanley Mill Standing Stone / Menhir
16 posts
Traeth Fawr Round Cairn
5 posts
Trearddur Natural Rock Feature
75 posts
Trefignath Chambered Cairn
Trefor Burial Chamber (Destroyed)
11 posts
Trefwri Standing Stone (East) Standing Stone / Menhir
16 posts
Trefwri Standing Stone (West) Standing Stone / Menhir
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Treiorwerth Round Barrow(s)
2 posts
Twyn y Parc Promontory Fort
3 posts
Ty-Newydd Round Barrow(s)
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Ty’n Pwll Round Barrow(s)
10 posts
Ty Mawr Burial Chamber
27 posts
Ty Mawr Standing Stone / Menhir
41 posts
Ty Newydd Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
8 posts
Werthyr Standing Stone / Menhir
Sites of disputed antiquity:
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Benllech Burial Chamber
1 post
Craig yr Allor Burial Chamber (Destroyed)
Llwynon Standing Stone / Menhir
8 posts
Maen Chwyf Chambered Tomb
6 posts
Shop Farm Standing Stone / Menhir
10 posts
The Three Leaps Stone Row / Alignment


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Largest Neolithic site in Wales found on Ynys Mon

More than 2,000 artefacts possibly dating back as much as 6,000 years have been discovered on the site of a new school in Anglesey .

It is the largest ever Neolithic discovery in Wales after being discovered by archaeologists investigating the site at Llanfaethlu... continues...
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
16th October 2015ce

Standing Stones of Anglesey

A photographic exhibition of the standing stones of Anglesey at Llandudno museum which may be interesting and a good coffee stop when returning from said stones. On until 28 Feb 2015.
Posted by JohnAko
2nd February 2015ce
Edited 3rd February 2015ce

Iron Age relics return to island anglesey-55578-30950076/

Iron Age artefacts unearthed 70yrs ago will finally return to the island to be exhibited... continues...
Posted by JohnAko
13th May 2012ce
Edited 15th May 2012ce

Possible new cup-marked stone found on Ynys Mon

From 'WRAO' on Facebook:
"Six? possible cup-marks on a stone re-used as a gate post. The hole in the centre is for a gate bolt and is distinctly different in character to the standard bowl profile of the cup-marks... continues...
blossom Posted by blossom
13th March 2012ce
Edited 14th March 2012ce

Bid to Return Druid Treasure to Anglesey

Apr 29 2009 By Elgan Hearn

ANCIENT artefacts, more than 2,000 years old, should be brought back to Anglesey claims an island politician.

A large hoard of Iron Age materials were discovered in Llyn Cerrig Bach, Llanfair-yn-Neubwll, in 1942... continues...
moss Posted by moss
30th April 2009ce

Desecration of Ancient Burial Site.. Anglesey

First Tara.. and now the welsh assembley has followed suit by sneaking through the distruction of one of the most sacred sites on anglesey.
2km from Holyhead is Ty Mawr and Trefignath and surrounding tombs and circles.
Excavators are currently ploughing up the area so as to build a buisness park on the site... continues...
Posted by salamander
4th December 2007ce
Edited 5th December 2007ce

Bronze age copper mine may be tourist attraction

July 19, 2004
form icNorthWales

EXPERTS have been brought in to help turn ancient bronze age copper workings in North Wales into a major tourist attraction.

Focus for the Copper Mountain project, which includes the old port of Amlwch in Anglesey, will be the historic Mynydd Parys mines and open cast sites... continues...
Jane Posted by Jane
20th July 2004ce


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Welsh History Month: A tale of two tombs ...

"The island of Anglesey has a personality all of its own. Sheltered in the lee of Snowdonia, it is the only area of fertile and accessible land in a region of high and barren mountains. It is, therefore, not surprising that settlers have been drawn to its shores from the dawn of history. And they have left us some of the most inspiring monuments in Wales."
tjj Posted by tjj
26th February 2015ce

Megalithic tour of Anglesey

tjj Posted by tjj
19th February 2015ce

Archives and Archaeology

Open day on 10th march for new archives, with sessions and workshops.
blossom Posted by blossom
24th February 2012ce
Edited 24th February 2012ce

Songs from Stones

Great animation of four important sites.
moss Posted by moss
27th May 2011ce

Internet Archive

Ten Days' Tour Through the Isle of Anglesey.

A super record of the Reverend Skinner's journey in 1802, with many illustrations of stoney places and much druid-related speculation.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
16th December 2009ce

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Ffynnon Eilian (Sacred Well) — Folklore


At the late Flint Assizes a man was indicted for extorting 14s. 6d. from another person under the pretence of rescuing him from "the well," Llaneilion.

It appears that a profitable species of incantation has long been practised by the wizards and witches in the neighbourhood of this celebrated well. It is customary, even at the present day for people at enmity with each other to write the names of those they wish to denounce on a piece of slate or paper, which they throw into the mysterious well; and it is implicitly believed, that so long as the name remains therein, the person is at the mercy of the evil genii, and consigned to ultimate perdition.

To escape from this worse than papal malediction, sums of money are given to have the name removed, and thus restore the party to peace. This indictment, it is hoped, will have the effect of finally destroying this ridiculous and superstitious custom. About twelve years ago, a poor tailor in Flintshire was charged with stealing a goose from an old woman; she was asked how she came to suspect the offender; when she observed that having threatened to "throw his name into the well," he confessed the crime!
From the Royal Cornwall Gazette, Falmouth Packet and Plymouth Journal, September 9th, 1818. Kind of reminds me of the lead curses thrown into the pool at Aquae Sulis nearly 2000 years before.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
13th November 2016ce

Mynydd Bach (Aberffraw) (Round Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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11th October 2016ce

Barclodiad-y-Gawres (Chambered Cairn) — Images

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11th October 2016ce

Porth Trecastell (Promontory Fort) — Images

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