Buwch a’r Llo

Buwch a'r Llo

Copyright: Paul Blades. Original available at Megalithic Portal.

Location

Wales Ceredigion Mid Wales SN 72276 83349
Lat 52.433155   Long -3.8801332

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Plan of the Buwch a’r Llo stone row (Source: Google Earth).

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 120m
No. of stones: 3 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 75° Altitude: 322m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: No
Context:  –
Notes: They may be standing stones or natural stones according to DAT.

Identification

Category: Possible.  The fact that only three stones survive, the considerable size of the gap between the two eastern stones and the western one and its position next to a road means that it is not possible to be certain that this is a stone row. However, a stone row interpretation best fits the surviving evidence and the setting is certainly typical for this type of monument.


Photographs

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The pair of stones at the eastern end of the row. View from west.

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The eastern pair. View from the north.

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The eastern end of the row.

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The western stone. The eastern stones are hidden behind the rising ground. Other stones would have been removed by the road. View from west.

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Walking eastward along the row the end stones are revealed. The construction of the road has altered the local topography and led to the destruction of much of the row.

Access Information

This row is situated next to the public highway and car parking is available next to the eastern stones.


Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: CD231

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Coflein     Coflein     Archwilio

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