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Garn Goch CIC

Ten Clear, Compelling, Yet Surprising Facts About Garn Goch

Fact One: There are three types of Welsh Iron Age Fort - and Garn Goch matches none of them.

Fact Two: Even the expert on Welsh Iron Age forts wasn’t at all convinced.

Fact Three: Garn Goch more closely matches much earlier religious (not military) constructions.

Fact Four: Garn Goch is not a one-off. It is one of a series of long cairns stretching into England.

Fact Five: Isotope analysis has proved that a nearby long cairn has 5,700 year old human teeth buried under it.

Fact Six: Garn Goch’s cairn was built first, but the surrounding stones soon followed.

Fact Seven: All this evidence points to one conclusion: Garn Goch was originally a major Neolithic festival site.

Fact Eight: The BBC programme about the original Stonehenge provides the missing link that helps explain Garn Goch.

Fact Nine: Garn Goch deserves well-funded archaeological research and excavation to prove – or disprove – this interpretation.

Fact Ten: The largest ancient stone monument in Britain.

FACT ONE: THERE ARE THREE TYPES OF WELSH IRON AGE FORT                            - AND GARN GOCH MATCHES NONE OF THEM.
FACT ONE: THERE ARE THREE TYPES OF WELSH IRON AGE FORT - AND GARN GOCH MATCHES NONE OF THEM.
FACT TWO: EVEN THE EXPERT ON WELSH IRON AGE FORTS WASN’T AT ALL CONVINCED.
FACT TWO: EVEN THE EXPERT ON WELSH IRON AGE FORTS WASN’T AT ALL CONVINCED.
Even the expert wasn’t convinced.
FACT THREE: GARN GOCH MORE CLOSELY MATCHES MUCH EARLIER RELIGIOUS (NOT MILITARY) CONSTRUCTIONS.
FACT THREE: GARN GOCH MORE CLOSELY MATCHES MUCH EARLIER RELIGIOUS (NOT MILITARY) CONSTRUCTIONS.
Garn Goch matches Neolithic constructions.
FACT FOUR: GARN GOCH IS NOT A ONE-OFF. IT IS ONE OF A SERIES OF LONG CAIRNS STRETCHING INTO ENGLAND.
FACT FOUR: GARN GOCH IS NOT A ONE-OFF. IT IS ONE OF A SERIES OF LONG CAIRNS STRETCHING INTO ENGLAND.
A long series of long cairns
FACT FIVE: ISOTOPE ANALYSIS HAS PROVED THAT THE PENYWYRLOD LONG CAIRN HAS 5,700 YEAR OLD HUMAN TEETH BURIED UNDER IT.
FACT FIVE: ISOTOPE ANALYSIS HAS PROVED THAT THE PENYWYRLOD LONG CAIRN HAS 5,700 YEAR OLD HUMAN TEETH BURIED UNDER IT.
5,700 year old teeth under long cairn
FACT SIX: GARN GOCH’S CAIRN WAS BUILT FIRST, BUT THE SURROUNDING STONES SOON FOLLOWED.
FACT SIX: GARN GOCH’S CAIRN WAS BUILT FIRST, BUT THE SURROUNDING STONES SOON FOLLOWED.
Garn Goch aligned with the pyramids
FACT SEVEN: ALL THE EVIDENCE POINTS TO ONE CONCLUSION: GARN GOCH WAS A MAJOR NEOLITHIC FESTIVAL SITE.
FACT SEVEN: ALL THE EVIDENCE POINTS TO ONE CONCLUSION: GARN GOCH WAS A MAJOR NEOLITHIC FESTIVAL SITE.
A large Neolithic festival site?
FACT EIGHT: THE BBC PROGRAMME ABOUT THE ORIGINAL STONEHENGE PROVIDES THE MISSING LINK THAT HELPS EXPLAIN GARN GOCH.
FACT EIGHT: THE BBC PROGRAMME ABOUT THE ORIGINAL STONEHENGE PROVIDES THE MISSING LINK THAT HELPS EXPLAIN GARN GOCH.
FACT NINE: GARN GOCH DESERVES WELL-FUNDED ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND EXCAVATION TO PROVE – OR DISPROVE – THIS INTERPRETATION.
FACT NINE: GARN GOCH DESERVES WELL-FUNDED ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND EXCAVATION TO PROVE – OR DISPROVE – THIS INTERPRETATION.
FACT TEN: THE LARGEST ANCIENT STONE MONUMENT IN BRITAIN?
FACT TEN: THE LARGEST ANCIENT STONE MONUMENT IN BRITAIN?
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