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Ty Newydd

Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech


Visited 8.9.12

A CADW prehistoric site – one of many on Anglesey.

Although this site is signposted it is not easy to park but this is a quiet road and we squeezed in on the grass verge.

The Dolmen itself is visible from the road but a short walk (via a stone stile) will bring you up close and personal.
(There is a large stone next to the stile – I wonder if this has anything to do with the Dolmen?)

I noticed around the tomb a series of small concrete stumps.
Are the stumps there to protect the site from farming or to show the original outline of the Dolmen?

The capstone is very large with lichen growing on one side.
As reported it is held up by 3 original standing stones and 2 brick pillars.
The capstone seemed to me to be pointing towards Snowdonia.

There are good views to be had.
This is a good place to visit.
Posted by CARL
18th September 2012ce

Comments (2)

As you rightly surmise Carl the concrete stumps show the original outline of the dolmen. Ravenfeather Posted by Ravenfeather
18th September 2012ce
Lucky guess! Posted by CARL
18th September 2012ce
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