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| St. Lythans Burial Chamber |
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|Description ||St. Lythans Burial Chamber: (GR: ST 101 723)
Also known as Gwal-y-Filiast ("the greyhound bitch's kennel") this cromlech is all that remains of a chambered long cairn, with only slight traces remaining of the cairn or mound which presumably once covered it. In its original form, the rectangular chamber stood at the east end of a mound which probably resembled the surviving cairn at nearby Tinkinswood. The remains of the chamber here at St. Lythans consist of 3 upright stones supporting a massive capstone which is 4 meters long, 3 meters wide and 0.7 meters thick.
|Interesting that it has the same name as one in Carmarthenshire.|
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