Thursday, February 16, 2012
'Digger nearly destroyed Betws Mountain's Neolithic stone row'
THE man who discovered the Neolithic stone row on Betws Mountain has told how the historic find came within 20 minutes of being destroyed.
Freelance archaeologist Dr Sandy Gerrard said a digger working on the construction of the 15-turbine MynyddyBetwswindfarm had to be halted in its tracks.
“In fairness to the developers they stopped work instantly – we have no criticism at all on that score,”
he told the Guardian.
“Asit is, the rowhas been cut in two places by the windfarm access road.
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