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14 Pen Llithrig y Wrach, Dolgarrog
PRN 3779 NGR SH716623


A low, well spread and grassed over, quite large cairn about 9m diameter on which is a trampled platform containing a smaller modern summit cairn 4m diameter. The cairn makes use of a pre-existing summit outcrop to increase its apparent size. There are a few possible edging stones at the west side. The name means ‘the slippery summit of the witch’ and the stony summit is difficult to walk over. The cairn is placed centrally on the summit and has panoramic views but is most obvious seen from Cwm Tal-y-Braich, to the SW, where there is a group of other Bronze Age cairns, a cist and some prehistoric settlement.

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