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Henblas Burial Chamber on Anglesey - an ancient monument on the island of Anglesey.

Henblas Burial Chamber SH422724

Henblas Burial Chamber

Henblas Burial Chamber

Located on Henblas land, just a field or two from the themed attraction park which features farm animals, rides, and much, much more. I had gone there for the day and asked the owner about this 'neolithic monument'. He promptly asked me to jump on a trailer being towed by a tractor, which normally showed families the scenery. The tractor arrived within minutes at this most impressive heavily quartzed ancient monument.

In an elevated position, and as with most of the ancient monuments on Anglesey, boasting a direct view to the mountains of Snowdonia, lays the remains of the largest burial chamber I had ever seen. The capstone, which has slid from the top of the two enormous boulders lies sandwiched between its two previous supports, and must weigh a full 35 tons. The main support I estimate to be at least 16 feet tall.



Henblas Burial Chamber - crack in supporting stone

Henblas Burial Chamber - crack in supporting stone

Henblas Burial Chamber

Henblas Burial Chamber

Henblas Capstone

Henblas Capstone

The view from the Henblas Burial Chamber

The view from the Henblas Burial Chamber

Henblas Burial Chamber in the Shade

Henblas Burial Chamber in the Shade

Henblas Burial Chamber Interior View

Henblas Burial Chamber Interior View

 

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