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Din Lligwy

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<b>Din Lligwy</b>Posted by texlahomaImage © texlahoma
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  • Din Llugwy

Nearest Town:Amlwch (9km NW)
OS Ref (GB):   SH497861 / Sheet: 114
Latitude:53° 21' 0.32" N
Longitude:   4° 15' 29.83" W

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Visited 10.9.12

The site is sign posted and a 5 minute walk brings you to this well preserved enclosure.

On the way through the fields check out the ruined chapel (also a CADW site).

The hut group is in a delightful woodland setting and has good information boards.
The information boards date the site back to the Iron Age. Then used throughou the Romano-British period.

There are good coastal views.

This is well worth a visit when visiting the nearby Lligwy Dolmen which is just up the road.
Posted by CARL
24th September 2012ce


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Some neat little drawings of the stones, in an article by W Wynn Williams called 'Early Remains at Penrhos Lligwy, Anglesey' - in Archaeologia Cambrensis v13, s3 (1867).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
22nd April 2013ce