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|Description ||The inscribed stone at Gwytherin:
"VINNEMAGLI FILI / SENEMAGLI"
meaning "of Vinnemaglus, son of Senemaglus".
The inscription is dated 5th to 6th Century AD, though some feel the stones may date to the Bronze Age.
The place certainly feels old. Very subjectively, it has a sense of being a special location - also the mound being the highest part of the village, adjoining stream, and a church built on the mound add to its sense of being a special place for a long time..
A brief stop at the end of a demanding day, but I was glad to have visited these four stones.|
|Similar provenance to Men Scryfa in Cornwall which is also inscribed from about the same date and is also almost certainly a Bronze Age standing stone.|
|Lovely one from the so-called "Dark Ages" - thanks Tim. One of the clearest inscriptions I've ever seen.|
|Thanks Shropshire Traveller. Both of these photos are intriguing, and your lovely descriptions really brought them to life. Must visit one day! |
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