SN7462 : Cairn near Carn Fflur's west top

taken 10 years ago, 4 km from Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Cairn near Carn Fflur's west top
Cairn near Carn Fflur's west top
This structure, marked as a cairn on the map, is actually a flat area covered in rocks. It is likely that, rather than being used for orientation, it was a ring shelter used by drovers to protect animals driven across the Elenydd from the weather. There are several such structures on the nearby hills. These days, most of the square, including the main summit of Carn Fflur, is covered in forest. The rest, along the western edge and in SW, is rough grazing.
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SN7462, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 August, 2007
Category
Cairn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 742 622 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.6138N 3:50.6358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 743 622
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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