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<b>Monmouthshire</b>Posted by hamishLlanfihangel Rogiet © Hamish
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Bedd y Gwr Hir Cairn(s)
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Black Cliff Hillfort
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Bulwarks Camp (Chepstow) Promontory Fort
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Cae Camp Hillfort
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Campswood Hill Hillfort
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Camp Hill Enclosure
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Candwr Camp Enclosure
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Carn-y-Defaid Cairn(s)
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Carn Blorenge Round Cairn
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Carreg Maen Taro Standing Stone / Menhir
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Castell Prin Hillfort
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Chepstow Park Wood Round Cairn
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Coed y Bwnydd Hillfort
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Crick Barrow Round Barrow(s)
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Cwm Bwchel, Black Mountains Round Cairn
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Devil's Lap of Stones Round Barrow(s)
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Five Lanes Round Barrow(s) (Destroyed)
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Foresters Oaks Round Barrow Round Barrow(s)
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Gaer-fawr (Usk) Hillfort
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Gaer Hill Hillfort
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Gaer Llwyd Burial Chamber
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Garn Wen Cairn(s)
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Graig-ddu, Black Mountains Round Cairn
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Gray Hill Stone Circle
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Great Barnets Wood Hillfort
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Harold's Stones Standing Stones
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Hatterrall Hill Promontory Fort
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Heston Brake Long Barrow
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Larches Hillfort
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Llanfihangel Rogiet Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llangybi Bottom Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llanmelin Wood Hillfort
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Loxidge Tump, Black Mountains Cairn(s)
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Maen Llwyd (Llanddewi Skirrid) Standing Stone / Menhir (Destroyed)
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Middle Hendre Round Barrow(s)
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Pen-Rhiw Enclosure
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Pen-Twyn Camp (Crucorney) Hillfort
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Piercefield Camp Hillfort
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Rhiw Arw Cairn(s)
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Sudbrook Cliff Fort
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Thornwell Chambered Tomb
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Twyn y Gaer Camp (Crucorney) Hillfort
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Ty-Canol Artificial Mound
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Wentwood Barrows Round Barrow(s)
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Wilcrick Hill Hillfort
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Ysgyryd Fawr Hillfort
Sites of disputed antiquity:
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Llanvair-Discoed Standing Stone / Menhir
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Willis Hill Enclosure


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I don't know where this can refer to. Perhaps someone reading will know. The folklore is just what you'd expect for a prehistoric site.
Gentlemen - Some few years ago I was travelling on a coach between Chepstow and Abergavenny, when my attention was drawn to some large stones lying prostrate on the right hand side of the road, but on which side of the town of Usk I cannot now remember.

.. I found that in the eyes of the coachman, and also of the whole neighbourhood, they were considered rather as a lion, not on account of being Celtic remains, but because it had required the united force of the farm-horses of the neighbourhood to pull them down, and that they could not even then remove the disunited masses from the spot.
Thanks, Mr Richard GP Minty for your vagueness. Perhaps the stones have gone now anyway? But you never know, especially if they were that stubborn.

from 'Archaeologia Cambrensis' v II (1847), p 275.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
24th November 2007ce
Edited 25th November 2007ce

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