Saints and Stones: Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
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This group of hut circles spread out over 20 acres on the slopes of Holyhead Mountain is the remains of an ancient farming community. Active settlement was on this location for sometime, and not all the remains seen are contemporary with each other.

Finds at this location, and very nearby, date occupation from the late Neolithic to the Roman period. In the 1860s, over 50 buildings were recorded, but now the site numbers around 20. The round structures were built with low walls of dry stone walling combined with larger upright boulders. Among the structures are smaller constructions which may have been used as storage chambers.

About Holyhead Mountain Hut Group

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Journey to Holyhead Mountain Hut Group

Holyhead Mountain Hut Group is located on the summit of Holyhead Mountain, the highest hill on Holy Island, and the highest on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales. Park in the RSPB car park and then cross the road to a stile signed to the Hut Circles.

Ordnance Survey Map (SH212820)

Visitors Information

Visitors information for Holyhead Mountain Hut Group may be found at the CADW website. General tourist information may be found at the Visit Anglesey website.

Additional Photos of Holyhead Mountain Hut Group

Road Sign for Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Descriptive Sign at Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Example of Dry Walling, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Example of Dry Walling, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group
Remains of Structure, Holyhead Mountain Hut Group


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