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Allt Lwyd Bronze Age Ritual Complex

A Scheduled Monument in Llanegryn, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6487 / 52°38'55"N

Longitude: -4.0493 / 4°2'57"W

OS Eastings: 261457

OS Northings: 307634

OS Grid: SH614076

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.67MT

Mapcode Global: WH56Z.RPY9

Entry Name: Allt Lwyd Bronze Age Ritual Complex

Scheduled Date: 14 May 2003

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3925

Cadw Legacy ID: ME213

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cairn

Period: Prehistoric

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanegryn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

Description

The monument comprises a group of impressive and largely intact burial and ritual monuments of the Early Bronze Age (c. 2300 - 1500 BC). There appear to be two main phases in its development. The first monument on the site was a large ring cairn" (a circular bank of stones) some 20m in diameter

Source: Cadw

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