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Ceredigion

County

<b>Ceredigion</b>Posted by KammerBanc Rhosgoch Fach © Simon Marshall
Also known as:
  • Cardiganshire
  • Sir Aberteifi

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Sites/Groups in this region:

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Banc-y-Geufron Kerbed Cairn
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Banc-y-Gwyngoed Round Cairn
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Banc Blaenegnant Round Cairn
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Banc Rhosgoch Fach Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Banc y Warren Enclosure
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Bedd Taliesin Chambered Cairn
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Blaen Camddwr Round Cairn
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Bryngwyn Bach Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Bryn Cosyn Cairn(s)
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Bryn Dafydd Round Cairn
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Bryn Goleu Round Cairn
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Bryn Gwyddel Round Barrow(s)
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Bryn Rhosau Round Barrow(s)
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Bryn Rhudd Cairn(s)
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Bryn Rhudd Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Bryn y Gorlan Stone Circle
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Bwlch-y-Crwys Round Barrow(s)
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Caer Allt-Goch Hillfort
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Cae'r Arglwyddes I Round Cairn
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Caer Lletty-Llwyd Hillfort
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Caer Penrhos Hillfort
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Cantre'r Gwaelod Mesolithic site
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Capel Bangor Camp Hillfort
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Carn-y-Rhyrddod Round Cairn
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Carn Blaen Glasffrwd Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Carn Bwlch Corog Round Cairn
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Carn Dolgau Round Cairn
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Carn Fflur Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Carn Nant-y-Llys Cairn(s)
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Carn Penrhiwllwydog Cairn(s)
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Carn Saith-Wraig Cairn(s)
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Carreg Samson Standing Stone / Menhir
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Carreg Samson (Llethr) Standing Stone / Menhir
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Castell Bach and Castell Mawr Hillfort
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Castell Bach, Cwmtydu Cliff Fort
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Castell Bach (Penbryn) Cliff Fort
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Castell Bwa-Drain Hillfort
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Castell Disgwylfa Hillfort
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Castell Flemish Hillfort
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Castell Moeddyn Hillfort
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Castell Rhyfel Hillfort
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Castle Grogwynion Hillfort
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Cefn Cerrig Cairn(s)
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Cerrig yr Wyn Standing Stones
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Cnwch Eithinog Standing Stone / Menhir
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Cnwch Eithinog Cairn(s)
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Cnwc y Bugail Hillfort
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Copa Hill Ancient Mine / Quarry
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Craig Ysradmeurig Round Barrow(s)
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Crug Cou Round Barrow(s)
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Cwmere Farm Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Cylch Derwyddol Stone Circle
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1 site
Darren Camp Hillfort
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Devil's Punch Bowl Natural Rock Feature
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Dolgamfa Circle Kerbed Cairn
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Esgair Nant-yr-Arian Promontory Fort
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Esgair Perfedd Round Cairn
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Ffynnon-Wen (Llangybi) Sacred Well
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Ffynnon Drewi (Mynydd Bach) Round Cairn
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Foel y Mwnt Promontory Fort
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Fron Ddu Round Cairn
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Fron Goch Camp Hillfort
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Gaer Fawr, Trawsgoed Hillfort
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Garn, Banciau Duon Round Cairn
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Garn Fawr (Tregaron) Cairn(s)
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Garn Gron Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Garn Wen, Mynydd Bach (North) Cairn(s)
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Gelli Round Barrow Round Barrow(s)
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Gilfach-Hafel Camp Hillfort
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Graig-wen (Llanddewi Brefi) Cairn(s)
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Groes Fawr Cist
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Hen Gaer Hillfort
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Llan Ddu Fawr Round Cairn
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Llech Bron Standing Stone / Menhir
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Llethr Brith Round Cairn
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Llwyn Crwyn Round Barrow(s)
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Moelau Round Cairn
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Moel y Llyn, Ceulanamaesmawr Megalithic Cemetery
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Nant-y-Maen Standing Stone / Menhir
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Old Warren Hillfort Hillfort
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Pendinas Hillfort Hillfort
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Pendinas Lochtyn Hillfort
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Penrhyncoch Camp Hillfort
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Pen-y-Bannau Hillfort
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1 site
Pen-y-Bwlch (Ystrad Fflur) Cairn(s)
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2 sites
Pen-y-Castell
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Pen-y-Felin Wynt Hillfort
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Pen-y-Ffrwyd Llwyd Camp Hillfort
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Pen-y-Graig (Llanarth) Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Pen-y-Gurnos Round Barrow(s)
Pen Banc Cairn(s)
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Pen Carreg Gopa Round Cairn
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Pen Dinas (Banc Mynydd Gorddu) Hillfort
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Pen Glog Round Cairn
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Pen y Corn Cairn(s)
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Pen y Foel Goch Cairn(s)
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2 sites
Plas Gogerddan
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35 sites
Pumlumon and its Environs
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Tan-y-Ffordd Hillfort
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Tan-yr-Esgair, Mynydd Bach (South) Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Trawsallt Cairn(s)
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Trichrug Sacred Hill
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Whilgarn Cairn(s)
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Ysbyty Cynfyn Christianised Site
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Y Garn (Garn Gron) Round Cairn
Sites of disputed antiquity:
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Llwyn-on-Fach Standing Stone / Menhir
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Nant-y-Ffrwd Standing Stone / Menhir
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Penbryn Pillar Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Penmaen-Gwyn Standing Stone / Menhir
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Penrhyn-Coch War Memorial Standing Stone / Menhir
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Pond Nant y Cagal Stones Standing Stones
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St Tyssilio's Churchyard Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Y Garreg Fawr Burial Chamber

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Prehistoric forest arises in Cardigan Bay


Skeletal trees of Borth forest, last alive 4,500 years ago and linked to lost kingdom of Cantre'r Gwaelod, appear at shoreline... continues...
moss Posted by moss
21st February 2014ce

Prehistoric landscape uncovered at Borth


From the RCAHMW blog at
http://heritageofwalesnews.blogspot.com/2012/03/prehistoric-landscape-uncovered-at.html

"It’s a race against tide this week at Borth in Ceredigion... continues...
blossom Posted by blossom
13th March 2012ce
Edited 14th March 2012ce

1,000-year-old fishing trap found on Google Earth


Britain's most ancient fishing trap has been discovered off the coastline of Wales after research carried out on Google Earth.

The 853ft (260m) long construction is thought to have been built 1,000 years ago, around the time of the Domesday Book, using large rocks placed on a river bed... continues...
Pilgrim Posted by Pilgrim
16th March 2009ce
Edited 17th March 2009ce

Iron Age Site Dig Open to Public


From an article published on the BBC News web site on 6th August 2006:
Archaeologists excavating an Iron Age farmstead in west Wales say the site may have been home to "several families" as early as 200 BC... continues...
Kammer Posted by Kammer
6th August 2006ce
Edited 10th August 2006ce

Ceredigion Archaeology Day School

A day school aimed at anyone who is interested in the history and archaeology of Ceredigion is running on Saturday 4th March between 10.50 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

The event is taking place at the Hugh Owen Lecture Theatre, Aberystwyth University [sic].

Cambria Archaeology
Kammer Posted by Kammer
24th February 2006ce

Roman [sic] lead industry found in bog


From an article published on the BBC News web site on 29th July 2005:
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a Roman lead smelting site in a peat bog in Ceredigion... continues...
Kammer Posted by Kammer
3rd August 2005ce
Edited 7th February 2006ce

Bronze Age Farms Discovered In Ceredigion Field


Archaeologists were called in to investigate the site near Llandysul after workmen clearing farmland for a new Welsh Development Agency industrial estate noticed dark circles in the soil.

Cambria Archaeology workers then identified several large circular graves from the Bronze Age... continues...
Posted by BrigantesNation
22nd August 2003ce
Edited 7th February 2006ce

Latest posts for Ceredigion

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Garn Wen, Mynydd Bach (North) (Cairn(s)) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Garn Wen, Mynydd Bach (North)</b>Posted by GLADMAN<b>Garn Wen, Mynydd Bach (North)</b>Posted by GLADMAN<b>Garn Wen, Mynydd Bach (North)</b>Posted by GLADMAN GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
8th October 2022ce

Garn Wen, Mynydd Bach (North) (Cairn(s)) — Miscellaneous

Approaching from the little Bronze Age cairn cemetery overlooking Tan-yr-Esgair to the south.... this large 'White Cairn' offers no hint of what lies within: a well-preserved stone coffin, or 'cist'. What is far more obvious is that there are expansive views to be had here, the locale celebrated for producing a number of poets in its time - to judge by a nearby monument to the same. Hey, spend some time here and The Citizen Cairn wouldn't be surprised if you managed to compose a few lines of verse yourself?

There is another larger, yet 'grassed over' cairn some way to the north which might also possess the scant remains of a cist? Plus another above Ffynnon Drewi (SN61906741) below to the approx south-east. Suffice to say, there's a lot going on here.
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
8th October 2022ce

Banc y Darren (Round Cairn) — Links

Banc y Darren Bronze Age Cairn, Ceredigion


While you're there... bonus site.
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
8th October 2022ce

Banc y Darren (Round Cairn) — Miscellaneous

A pretty significant Bronze Age cairn located within the ramparts of Darren Camp Hillfort... so either can be viewed as a bonus site, depending upon your point of view. Yeah, I quite literally had no idea this was here prior to noticing it within the interior of the enclosure. In fact, the archaeologists reckon there may possibly be another here, something only excavation would confirm, I guess?

As per the hillfort, the cairn boasts fabulous panoramic views for relatively limited effort expended - although I was wearing waterproofs owing to the threat of thunderstorms, this making the going a little harder.

Interestingly, perhaps, Coflein notes that the cairn is the site of a relatively recent cremation burial (according to a local villager). Still relevant after millennia, then?
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
8th October 2022ce

Banc y Darren (Round Cairn) — Images

<b>Banc y Darren</b>Posted by GLADMAN<b>Banc y Darren</b>Posted by GLADMAN<b>Banc y Darren</b>Posted by GLADMAN<b>Banc y Darren</b>Posted by GLADMAN GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
8th October 2022ce
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