SJ0880 : The 'Cairn' at Gop Hill

taken 11 years ago, near to Trelawnyd, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain

The 'Cairn' at Gop Hill
The 'Cairn' at Gop Hill
This is believed to be the second largest man-made mound in Britain. It has been dated as 4000-3000 B.C. Although possibly a burial mound, there were no bodies or chambers found when excavated. It may have been a hill fort. There is speculation that it is linked to Boudica's last battle, but that may just be fantasy. In the 17th century, it was used as a beacon.
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Sunday, 10 September, 2006   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 September, 2006
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Cairn   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 086 802 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.6493N 3:22.3959W
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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