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BRYN GORLAN

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 9001
Trust : Dyfed
Site Type : Stone Circle
Period : Neolithic
Community : Llanddewi Brefi
NGR : SN74945473
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
Part of a larger prehistoric ritual complex, this stone circle lies close to the highest point of the undulating plateau on which this and other Bronze Age ritual monuments are sited. The monument survives as a semi-circle of ten visible stones, suggesting an original diameter of c.18m for the entire circle. The largest stone stands to nearly 1m in height, with the remaining others surviving only as small stumps. NC 2001.

Description :


Sources :
Burnham,H , 2007 , AM107
CADW , 1987 , AM107 ,
Cadw , 2000 , AM107 ,
Cook,N , 2001 , Camddwr Wind Energy Project Nr Tregaron, Ceredigion ,
DAT , 1980 , CR ,
DOE , 1981 , AMs of Wales ,
Leighton,DK , 1979 , DRF ,

Events :
71340 : BRYN GORLAN, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1978 (year : 1978)
87650 : BRYN GORLAN, FIELD OBSERVATION, 2000 (year : 2000)
90747 : BRYN GORLAN, FIELD OBSERVATION, 2001 (year : 2001)
98443 : STONE CIRCLE AND ASSOC. STRUCTURES ON BRYN Y GORLAN (year : 2007)

Related PRNs : 9002, 9003, 9004, 9005, 43143


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