Disgwylfa Fach

Disgwifa Fach

The northern stones. View from the north.

Location

Wales Ceredigion Mid Wales SN 7309 8360
Lat 52.435596   Long -3.86826

 

Disgwylfa Plan

Disgwylfa Fach plan (Source: Survey by Sandy Gerrard and Sophie Smith)

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 14.6m
No. of stones: 8 Size of stones: Small and medium
Tallest stone: 0.67m Shortest stone: 0.13m
Orientation: 15° Altitude: 311m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  Standing stone and cairn
Notes:  Largest stone is a quartz boulder.

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No

Identification

Category: Probable. This looks like a stone row although the possibility of it being the much truncated remains of a field boundary cannot be entirely discounted.  On balance the stone row explanation seems to fit the field evidence best.


Photographs

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View from above and north. White arrow denotes southern end of the row.

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Looking south along the row (Scale 1m).

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The northern stones. View from the north east (Scale 1m). 

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The northern stones. View from the south (Scale 1m). 

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The stones forming the southern part of the alignment are obscured by vegetation. View from north east (Scale 1m).

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Looking north along the row (Scale 1m).

Access Information

Limited road verge car parking is available at SN 72829 83600. From here walk up the farm track to SN 72866 83754. Head east following the fence and cross the small stream. The ground is very uneven so take care. Once across the stream head south east towards the row.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Coflein     Archwilio

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