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Lligwy Burial Chamber

Lligwy Burial Chamber

Lligwy Burial Chamber is a Neolithic burial chamber in Lligwy, near the east coast of Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom. It consists of a circle of upright stones, made into a low chamber by a very large roof slab estimated at 25 tonnes. Excavation in 1909 found the remains of some 15 to 30 people, and pottery suggesting a late Neolithic date.

Close to the village of Moelfre, the site is within a few metres of the road, where there is room to leave a single car for short periods.

External links

  • Cadw's page on Lligwy Burial Chamber
  • Anglesey History Three ages of Lligwy - history of the burial chamber, village and church.

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