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Moel Faban Settlement

Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork


I know these features really well. I walk passed them every week while walking the dogs.

I've always thought that they were cairns. But I've looked on Coflein and GAT and found nothing about them.

They are not marked on the OS map as cairns. So I have been baffled. Clearly man made and very obvious they have had me scratching my head for a while.

Then I thought they are bound to mentioned on TMA, but no.

But then on Coflein I was reading about the settlement when I realised that the outlying structures to the North of the settlement (mentioned in Gladmans post) are these. Coflein suggest that they may be cairns.
I guess they are marked on the OS map as part of the settlement.

So I have added some pictures. They are on the North east slope of Moel faban just above the settlement.
blossom Posted by blossom
7th August 2011ce

Comments (4)

You can't be far from Garreg Fawr with a wee group of marked rocks there a good look round might come up with more . tiompan Posted by tiompan
7th August 2011ce
Oh Sorry Tiompan I hadn't seen your comment. I'm not sure where Garreg Fawr is. I shall check it out on here. Thank you.
There are few things I like more than a good stone hunt.
blossom Posted by blossom
8th August 2011ce
Blossom , Garreg Fawr is a wee hill above Lanfairfechan , stone is at 69393 73132 , big and can't be missed , there are another couple , one about 90 m to the south and another about 300m to the NE near to the path . There will probably be more yet to be discovered . tiompan Posted by tiompan
9th August 2011ce
Dur.! I hadn't realised that it was called that. I walk the dogs up there too. Thanks for that Tiompan. blossom Posted by blossom
9th August 2011ce
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