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Waun Lydan

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Waun Lydan</b>Posted by IdwalImage © Idwal
Nearest Town:Llanwrtyd Wells (14km S)
OS Ref (GB):   SN881613 / Sheet: 147
Latitude:52° 14' 16.94" N
Longitude:   3° 38' 20.09" W

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An hour's walk from the carpark at the southern end of the Caban-coch reservoir. The stone is perched at 505 m right on top of the hill - keep going upwards and you can't miss it. You are almost guaranteed to see red kites flying overhead on the way.

Coflein describes it as "1.5 m high and 1.1 m by 0.8 m at the base. It is of quartz-veined rock with sandstone packing stones visible around the base where eroded from above the peat by sheep."
Idwal Posted by Idwal
6th May 2006ce