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Waen Bant

Standing Stone / Menhir


Worth noting that if you face roughly west and look along the two flat faces of the stone, they line up with two dips in the horizon - including the one through which the modern-day road passes towards the coast. This may add credence to the idea that the stone was some kind of way marker on the ancient trackway from Tywyn.

The mound the stone stands on is pretty impressive too - rises out of nowhere as you walk towards it from Cregennen. It's most likely a natural deposit of moraine, but the shape of it tempted me to wonder if it had been altered by human hands. Certainly gives a great view of Cader, as Kammer's photos show.
StarryEyes Posted by StarryEyes
21st March 2003ce

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