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BEDD TALIESIN

Manylion y Safle


NPRN 303607

Cyfeirnod Map SN69SE

Cyfeirnod Grid SN67149121

Awdurdod Lleol Ceredigion 

Hen Sir Ceredigion

Cymuned Ceulanamaesmawr

Math o Safle CARNEDD

Cyfnod Canoloesol Cynnar, Yr Oes Efydd

Disgrifiad o´r Safle Bedd Taliesin is situated on a level shelf below a craggy hill to the SE, an asymmetrical cairn, 12m NNE-SSW by 13m, showing elements of an apparent kerb, c.6.0m in diameter, having a ruinous cist, 2.0m by 0.5m, a displaced capstone, 1.75m by 1.1m lying to the N: the burial place of Taliesin, a large skull was recovered before c.1800.

(source: Briggs 1994 (Cardigan County Hist. I), 177-9, fig37.4)
J.Wiles 21.07.2004

Visited in low autumn sunlight on 15th October 2005. Low light reveals historic inscribed graffiti covering the entirety of the surface of the capstone. In places the graffiti is covered with subsequent lichen growth. This constitutes an important component of the site's later history.

T. Driver 2005/10/17

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