SN9103 : Craig Y Llyn and Llyn Fawr

taken 12 years ago, near to Rhigos, Rhondda Cynon Taff/Rhondda Cynon Taf, Great Britain

Craig Y Llyn and Llyn Fawr
Craig Y Llyn and Llyn Fawr
This is the view looking west from the lookout point on the A4061 just to the east. Craig Y Llyn is an outcrop of rock between two lakes - Llyn Fach and Llyn Fawr. Llyn Fawr can be seen here.

Llyn Fawr has been converted from a natural lake to a reservoir. While the bottom was being dug out to increase capacity a collection of bronze and iron artefacts was found. This is called the Llyn Fawr Hoard and was possibly an offering to a deity.
Because of this important find "Llyn Fawr" has become the name for the transition period between the bronze and iron ages.
One of the items can be seen here LinkExternal link
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Saturday, 15 October, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 16 October, 2005
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Mountainside   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 91 03 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.1817N 3:34.3246W
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