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.
Even the expert wasn’t convinced.
Garn Goch matches Neolithic constructions.
A long series of long cairns
5,700 year old teeth under long cairn
Garn Goch aligned with the pyramids
A large Neolithic festival site?