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Foel Fynyddau


Nearest Town:Neath (4km NW)
OS Ref (GB):   SS782936 / Sheet: 170
Latitude:51° 37' 38.97" N
Longitude:   3° 45' 35.52" W

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"This landscape is not entirely understood and exhibits a wealth of unique, interesting and puzzling monuments from almost all periods of human history. The importance and significance of this landscape cannot be underestimated. Numerous Bronze Age cairns, singularly, in pairs and in cemeteries, adorn the elevated slopes of Mynydd y Gaer and Foel Fynyddau signifying the importance of this area as a funerary and ritual landscape. "

from the Neath Port Talbot landscape assessment at
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
26th September 2005ce
Edited 24th February 2023ce


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An aerial photo of one of the cairns.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
26th September 2005ce