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Cefn Penagored Ridge

Kerbed Cairn

<b>Cefn Penagored Ridge</b>Posted by postmanImage © Chris Bickerton
Nearest Town:Bala (12km W)
OS Ref (GB):   SJ041335 / Sheet: 125
Latitude:52° 53' 23.96" N
Longitude:   3° 25' 31.97" W

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<b>Cefn Penagored Ridge</b>Posted by postman <b>Cefn Penagored Ridge</b>Posted by postman

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I approached Cefn Penagored ridge from Pennant cairn and walked along its western flank looking below me around me and everywhere, I could not see the circle of stones in cofleins pictures nor could I find the kerb cairn with central cist, but this little cairn (pictured) might just be one of the two satelite barrows next to that one.
Even when I came back the same way but favouring the lower slopes I still couldnt find it, but I did find the Penagored standing stone.
postman Posted by postman
22nd June 2011ce

The Coflein description sounds interesting:
"Remains of a cairn defined by a circular ring or kerb of upright edge stones and a central burial cist lined by stone slabs. The cairn is accompanied by two simple round barrows, possibly satellite cairns, both 3m in diameter and 0.3m high."

Unfortunately I couldn't identify anything amidst the mass of stones that lie around!
Idwal Posted by Idwal
2nd October 2006ce

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Some Coflein pictures for now, but will shortly be there myself so will replace pics of my own, hope I have better luck than Idwal.
http://www.coflein.gov.uk/images/l/DI2006_1940/

Post script..... I'm back but even armed with pictures I still couldnt find it.
postman Posted by postman
20th June 2011ce
Edited 22nd June 2011ce