SN3155 : Ynys Lochtyn

taken 13 years ago, near to Llangrannog, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

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Ynys Lochtyn
Ynys Lochtyn
Ynys Lochtyn at the foot of Pendinas Lochtyn.
Only becomes an island at high tide.
Pendinas Lochtyn was once a Celtic Iron Age hill fort dating back to 85-420AD.
It was a kidney-shaped enclosure, defined by a single bank and ditch.
These forts were usually in two parts, the upper purely for defence and the lower as a village, where the domestic animals were kept.
Now on top stands one of the MOD's observation posts that look out over Cardigan Bay.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 7 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 314 556 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.3698N 4:28.0173W
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