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FOEL ERYR

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 1561
Trust : Dyfed
Community : Eglwyswrw
Unitary authority : Pembrokeshire
NGR : SN0658332076
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Round Barrow
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
FOEL ERYR
A round cairn, much disturbed by visitors moving stones and creating marker cairns, measuring circa 19m diameter by 3m high. Small hollows have also been created within the cairn by visitors. The cairn is situated on the summit of Foel Eryr the second highest point, at circa 468m, on the Preseli hill range and is a drystone structure with no vegetation
cover. There are massive near 360 degree panoramic views with only the higher ground of Foel Cwmcerwyn to the ESE closing. Cairn PRN 1572 is clearly visible at 104 degrees as is cairn PRN 1573 at 110 degrees both of which lie on Foel Cwmcerwyn some 2.98kms distant. The barrows on Cnwc, PRNs 1584 and 1583, would also have been visible prior to the planting of the forest. N Cook PFRS 2004



Sources :
, 1561.pdf ( © DAT)
CADW , 2004 , AM107
Cook, N , 2004 , Prehistoric Funerary & Ritual Sites Project Pembrokeshire 2003-2004 ( © DAT)
Hall, J and Sambrook, P , 2009 , CRYMYCH HUB HERITAGE AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AUDIT: PART E EGLWYSWRW COMMUNITY REPORT
Avent,JR , 1981 , Pemb.SAMs ,
CADW , 1991 , AM107 ,
Cook,N , 2004 , Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project - Pembrokeshire 2003-2004 ,
DAT , 1985 , SMR ,
DAT , 1989 , CR ,
Drewett,P , 1985 , Mynydd Preseli ,
Laws & Owen , 1908 , Pembrokeshire Archaeological Survey ,
Laws,E , 1888 , Little England Beyond Wales ,
MOW , 1961 , AMs England & Wales ,
Meridian Airmaps , 1955 ,
Ordnance Survey , 1966 ,
PCM , 1980 , Card Index ,
RCAHM , 1925 , Pemb ,

Events :
66169 : FOEL ERYR, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1966 (year : 1966)
85302 : FOEL ERYR, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1981 (year : 1981)
89637 : FOEL ERYR, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1985 (year : 1985)
91270 : FOEL ERYR, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1991 (year : 1991)
92185 : FOEL ERYR, FIELD OBSERVATION, 2003 (year : 2003)
98479 : (year : 2004)

Related PRNs : 11129, 48095

Compiled date : 01-01-1950


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