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Ceredigion

County

<b>Ceredigion</b>Posted by KammerPond Nant y Cagal Stones © Simon Marshall
Also known as:
  • Cardiganshire
  • Sir Aberteifi

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Banc-y-Geufron Kerbed Cairn
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Banc Blaenegnant Round Cairn
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Banc Rhosgoch Fach Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Banc y Warren Enclosure
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Bedd Taliesin Chambered Cairn
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Bryngwyn Bach Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Bryn Goleu Round Cairn
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Bryn Rhosau Round Barrow(s)
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Bryn Rhudd Cairn(s)
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Bryn y Gorlan Stone Circle
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Bwlch-y-Crwys Round Barrow(s)
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Caer Allt-Goch Hillfort
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Cae'r Arglwyddes I Round Cairn
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Caer Lletty-Llwyd Hillfort
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Caer Penrhos Hillfort
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Cantre'r Gwaelod Mesolithic site
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Capel Bangor Camp Hillfort
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Carn Fflur Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Carn Gron Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Carn Nant-y-Llys Cairn(s)
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Carn Penrhiwllwydog Cairn(s)
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Carn Saith-Wraig Cairn(s)
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Carreg Samson Standing Stone / Menhir
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Carreg Samson (Llethr) Standing Stone / Menhir
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Castell Bach and Castell Mawr Hillfort
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Castell Bach, Cwmtydu Cliff Fort
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Castell Bach (Penbryn) Cliff Fort
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Castell Bwa-Drain Hillfort
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Castell Flemish Hillfort
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Castell Moeddyn Hillfort
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Castell Rhyfel Hillfort
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Castle Grogwynion Hillfort
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Cefn Cerrig Cairn(s)
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Cerrig yr Wyn Standing Stones
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Cnwch Eithinog Standing Stone / Menhir
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Cnwch Eithinog Cairn(s)
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Copa Hill Ancient Mine / Quarry
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Craig Ysradmeurig Round Barrow(s)
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Crug Cou Round Barrow(s)
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Cwmere Farm Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Cylch Derwyddol Stone Circle
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Darren Camp Hillfort
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Devil's Punch Bowl Natural Rock Feature
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Dolgamfa Circle Kerbed Cairn
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Ffynnon-Wen (Llangybi) Sacred Well
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Foel y Mwnt Promontory Fort
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Fron Goch Camp Hillfort
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Gelli Round Barrow Round Barrow(s)
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Gilfach-Hafel Camp Hillfort
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Groes Fawr Cist
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Hen Gaer Hillfort
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Llech Bron Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llethr Brith Round Cairn
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Llwyn Crwyn Round Barrow(s)
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Moel y Llyn, Ceulanamaesmawr Megalithic Cemetery
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Nant-y-Maen Standing Stone / Menhir
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Old Warren Hillfort Hillfort
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Pendinas Hillfort Hillfort
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Pendinas Lochtyn Hillfort
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Penrhyncoch Camp Hillfort
Penrhyncoch Camp Hillfort
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Pen-y-Bannau Hillfort
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2 sites
Pen-y-Castell
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Pen-y-Felin Wynt Hillfort
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Pen-y-Ffrwyd Llwyd Camp Hillfort
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Pen-y-Graig (Llanarth) Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Pen-y-Gurnos Round Barrow(s)
Pen Banc Cairn(s)
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Pen Glog Round Cairn
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Pen y Foel Goch Cairn(s)
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2 sites
Plas Gogerddan
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31 sites
Pumlumon and its Environs
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Tan-y-Ffordd Hillfort
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Trichrug Sacred Hill
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Whilgarn Cairn(s)
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Ysbyty Cynfyn Christianised Site
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Y Garn (Carn Gron) Round Cairn
Sites of disputed antiquity:
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Llwyn-on-Fach Standing Stone / Menhir
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Nant-y-Ffrwd Standing Stone / Menhir
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Penbryn Pillar Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Penmaen-Gwyn Standing Stone / Menhir
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Penrhyn-Coch War Memorial Standing Stone / Menhir
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Pond Nant y Cagal Stones Standing Stones
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St Tyssilio's Churchyard Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Y Garreg Fawr Burial Chamber

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Prehistoric forest arises in Cardigan Bay


Skeletal trees of Borth forest, last alive 4,500 years ago and linked to lost kingdom of Cantre'r Gwaelod, appear at shoreline... continues...
moss Posted by moss
21st February 2014ce

Prehistoric landscape uncovered at Borth


From the RCAHMW blog at
http://heritageofwalesnews.blogspot.com/2012/03/prehistoric-landscape-uncovered-at.html

"It’s a race against tide this week at Borth in Ceredigion... continues...
blossom Posted by blossom
13th March 2012ce
Edited 14th March 2012ce

1,000-year-old fishing trap found on Google Earth


Britain's most ancient fishing trap has been discovered off the coastline of Wales after research carried out on Google Earth.

The 853ft (260m) long construction is thought to have been built 1,000 years ago, around the time of the Domesday Book, using large rocks placed on a river bed... continues...
Pilgrim Posted by Pilgrim
16th March 2009ce
Edited 17th March 2009ce

Iron Age Site Dig Open to Public


From an article published on the BBC News web site on 6th August 2006:
Archaeologists excavating an Iron Age farmstead in west Wales say the site may have been home to "several families" as early as 200 BC... continues...
Kammer Posted by Kammer
6th August 2006ce
Edited 10th August 2006ce

Ceredigion Archaeology Day School

A day school aimed at anyone who is interested in the history and archaeology of Ceredigion is running on Saturday 4th March between 10.50 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

The event is taking place at the Hugh Owen Lecture Theatre, Aberystwyth University [sic].

Cambria Archaeology
Kammer Posted by Kammer
24th February 2006ce

Roman [sic] lead industry found in bog


From an article published on the BBC News web site on 29th July 2005:
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a Roman lead smelting site in a peat bog in Ceredigion... continues...
Kammer Posted by Kammer
3rd August 2005ce
Edited 7th February 2006ce

Bronze Age Farms Discovered In Ceredigion Field


Archaeologists were called in to investigate the site near Llandysul after workmen clearing farmland for a new Welsh Development Agency industrial estate noticed dark circles in the soil.

Cambria Archaeology workers then identified several large circular graves from the Bronze Age... continues...
Posted by BrigantesNation
22nd August 2003ce
Edited 7th February 2006ce

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Devil's Punch Bowl (Natural Rock Feature) — Fieldnotes

Last May I came down this way to have a look at Buwch a'r Lloe standing stones, but I also, if we'd had enough time, wanted to go and have another walk around the waterfalls at Devil's Bridge. Three months later and yet another plan goes to pot, this time I wanted to go to Dolgamfa kerb circle, via Ysbyty Cynfyn church circle. But the rain was unabating, we'd got wet enough for one day, so I decided Devils bridge alone would suffice, for now.
I am fairly certain I've said "This is the most beautiful place in Wales" before, but that's because I'd forgotten about Devil's bridge, I have kicked myself hard, repeatedly, because this time I really mean it. This is the most beautiful place in Wales.

There are no ancient remains here, no cairns or stones, no fort, no huts. But, we are left with the option of natural rock feature, and this is certainly one of those. The Afon Mynach is a short lived river it's entire length is no more than four kilometers, for most of it's stretch the water hurries along at an untroubled pace, but soon enough it all kicks off.
The river narrows, squeezing itself through an ever tighter gorge, fallen logs try to bar the rivers progress, the river cares not, it just keeps on going.
Then it does something funny, as the chilled water pours through one particularly narrow crevice, it starts to swirl, the current grinding round and round, forming circular holes in the bedrock for the river to negotiate through, three in all (maybe).
Then it's through the narrowest river gorge I've ever seen, A slim serpentine, a water worn fissure, bridged by one of the most should be famous bridges in the world.
The Mynach, having endured the chasm, now falls 90m, over five falls, creating one of the most sit and watchable sites in Wales. Old trees, copious fernage, with unstoppable moss, all bathed in late summer rain, sweet sweet rain that falls from the heavens and makes everything shiny and exquisitely bewitching.
Then the Mynach disappears through another tight ravine and is gone, in a few hundred yards it'll join the Afon Rheidol. A nice river to be sure, but the best bit is now behind it. It is off to the sea now passing below half a dozen hill forts til it finally empties into the Irish sea at Aberystwyth.

Though there are no ancient remains here, I'm sure the place would have been know to the Iron age people who lived nearby, and maybe to the Bronze age folk too, kerb circles close by to the north are close to water worn gorges. But devils bridge is the water and rock site par excellence, they were here alright, as mesmerised by the otherworldly beauty found here as I am.

In the beginning though it was the bridges above the Mynach that brought me here, and are I believe worthy of mention.

The present road bridge is a late twentieth century reconstruction of an iron or steel lattice girder bridge of 1901. Immediately below is the bridge built in 1753.
The 1753 bridge frames the comparatively diminutive lower bridge which, perched on the living rock above the river chasm, has a single arch perhaps 6.0m wide that crosses some 30m above the gushing torrent. This stone rubble bridge is thought to be a medieval structure, perhaps sixteenth century, although it appears to have been much restored when the 1753 bridge was built over it.
postman Posted by postman
9th September 2018ce

Devil's Punch Bowl (Natural Rock Feature) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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9th September 2018ce

Buwch a'r Llo and Mynydd March (Standing Stones) — Images

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