SN9103 : Craig Y Llyn and Llyn Fawr

taken 13 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
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Nigel Davies and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SN9103, 7 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 15 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 October, 2005
Mountainside   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 91 03 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.1817N 3:34.3246W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph (First for SN9103) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 415 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register