Historic Landscape Characterisation

Arfon - Area 25 Gwaun

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Historic background

An area now largely given over to small enclosures and woods, centred on the medicinal spring known as Ffynnon Cegin Arthur. The enclosures appear to date from the second half of the nineteenth century, before which the area was a notorious marsh.

Key historic landscape characteristics

Forestry, small enclosures, drainage features

Area of former marsh now largely planted over by 20th century plantation, with boggy fields in remainder of area.



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