Parc Le Breos
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Parc Le Breos

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Parc le Breos burial chamber, Parc Cwm long cairn or Giants Grave as it is also known is a Neolithic chambered tomb dating back some 5850 years to the early Neolithc age (that is about 1500 years before Stonehenge). The earth covering has been removed to expose the stones and limestone slabs which form the central passage and side chambers. First discovered by workmen building a road in 1869, it was excavated to reveal the bones of 40 people along with animal remains and Neolithic pot shards. The central passageway and side chambers would have been covered by large limestone slabs, followed by the earth mound. The tomb lies almost perfectly North-South and is 22m long and 6m to 13m wide in a trapezoidal shape. The valley and surrounding area are owed by the Forestry Commission of Wales and in the summer is regularly used by scouts or guides as a summer camp as is the case when this panorama was taken.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Wales


A: Pennard Castle

di Richard Hope, 1.5 km di distanza

The ruins of Pennard Castle tower over the valley, below is Pennard Pill which meanders into Three Cl...

Pennard Castle

B: Three Cliffs Bay Stream

di Phillip Roberts, 1.5 km di distanza

Three Cliffs Bay Stream

C: Cefn Bryn

di Richard Hope, 1.8 km di distanza

Cefn Bryn, the backbone of the Gower Peninsular runs for 5 miles, made of old red sandstone, it is li...

Cefn Bryn

E: Three Cliffs Bay

di Phillip Roberts, 2.0 km di distanza

Three Cliffs Bay

F: Three Cliffs Bay Sunset

di Phillip Roberts, 2.0 km di distanza

Three Cliffs Bay Sunset

G: Three Cliffs Bay Cave

di Phillip Roberts, 2.1 km di distanza

Three Cliffs Bay Cave

H: Three Cliffs Bay

di Phillip Roberts, 2.1 km di distanza

Three Cliffs Bay

I: Arthurs Stone

di Richard Hope, 4.6 km di distanza

Arthur's Stone (Maen Ceti in Welsh) is a Neolithic burial tomb on the north of Cefn Bryn on the Gower...

Arthurs Stone

J: Penrice Mill

di Richard Hope, 4.7 km di distanza

Penrice Mill stands in Mill Wood, an ancient woodland, part of the Penrice Estate. It was landscaped ...

Penrice Mill

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Wales

Questa è una vista generale di Wales

Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor.  The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000.  Wales itself has a population of around 3 million.  The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.

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