Pentre Ifan -" the homestead of ifan".
One of the most spectacular Ancient Monuments of Wales.
The Remains of one of Finest Neolithic Burial Chambers in Britain.
A Neolithic ( 3500BC ) - Portal Dolmen ( Cromlech in Welsh ).
A Chambered Tomb , with a 16 ton , 16ft Capstone , balanced on 3 pointed , slender
uprights / Forming a chamber where the remains of the dead , of an important family ,
could rest .
Dry stone walls would have completed the inner structure , the whole covered with stones .
Used for burials over a long period , before
being sealed .
Final structure 36m - ( 120ft ) long.
Location: SN 099 370