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Crugiau Garn Fawr

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

Nearest Town:Carmarthen (4km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SN39682419 / Sheets: 145, 159
Latitude:51° 53' 33.62" N
Longitude:   4° 19' 48.42" W

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Visited 29.10.11

Just a bit further west along the same minor road from Caerau Clyngwyn Hillfort.
I parked at the entrance to the farm opposite and access to the site is easy as there is a permissive footpath leading through the field. Footpath sign present.
The two Barrows are easy to spot – only a 1 minute walk away.

The larger of the two Barrows is the one on the left – being about 1 metre high and 30 metres across. The Barrow to the right is about the same height but slightly smaller – 25 metres across. The field was full of sheep.

COFLEIN gives a brief description:
'Two Barrows, ploughed but substantial'.

South of the Barrows is an Iron Age enclosure (Garn Fawr Circle – SN39622379) but I didn't have time to check it out.
Posted by CARL
3rd November 2011ce