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CAIRN, CARREG LEFAIN

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NPRN 300932

Map Reference SH56SW

Grid Reference SH54056170

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Llanrug

Type of Site CAIRN

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Prehistoric

Site Description Remains of a burial cairn, situated on the NW-facing slopes of Carreg Lefain. The heather-covered cairn is circular on plan and measures about 11m in diameter and up to 0.75m in height. A well defined kerb of large stones is visible around much of the perimeter and two larger upright stones stand within the cairn.
Source: Cadw Scheduling description. 21.10.2005 RCAHMW/F. Foster

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