Neolithic Chambered Cairn
South of Holyhead, Holyhead, Wales OS Map Ref SH25868055
OS Maps - Landranger 114 (Anglesey), Explorer 262 (Anglesey West)
View of the eastern chamber of Trefignath - looking north.
The final phase of the monument involved the building of a further rectangular 2.5 metre by 1 metre chamber towards the east in the existing forecourt area thereby blocking the central chamber. The cairn was again extended to cover all three chambers and a new drystone forecourt constructed.
Trefignath was partially reconstructed in 1980 following the excavation and it is the eastern chamber that is the most complete part of the monument with its pair of large portal stones (to the right of the picture at the top of this page) standing beyond the smaller upright side slabs of the tomb supporting a low capstone. The middle phase chamber remains in a collapsed state while the side slabs of the earlier western tomb were re-erected and can be seen as an open box shape of low upright stones.
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