SN6598 : Carn March Arthur

taken 3 years ago, 4 km from Penhelig, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Carn March Arthur
Carn March Arthur
Slate marker for the hoof imprint of King Arthur's horse, though I failed to find the imprint. Nearby Llyn Barfog was one of the legendary homes of Afanc, a water demon which plagued the people of Aberdyfi. It would kill anyone who came too close to the lake, occasionally causing floods by thrashing its tail, and pillaging the local farmland. King Arthur received an appeal to help, and dragged the Afanc from the lake using a magical chain tied to his horse Llamrai. In the struggle on the foreshore, Llamrai left a hoof-print on the rocks, which is still visible today and known locally as Carn March Arthur
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historical 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 6504 9814 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8581N 3:59.5505W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 65051 98141
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Myths and Legends  King Arthur 

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