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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Gelli-fawr menhir

This is a splendid standing stone -- one of the biggest in the area.  It's in a field not far from the Gelli-fawr hotel, looking down into the Gwaun Valley.  It's dolerite,  clearly collected from a huge litter of dolerite boulders in this area, and less than 20m away there is another massive lump of dolerite, this time recumbent and with just a part of it sticking through the turf.  I reckon the weight of this one must be about 6 tonnes......

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