Pen y Gadair Fawr

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Pen y Gadair Fawr
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Pen y Gadair Fawr with Waun Fach (left)
Highest point
Elevation800 m (2,600 ft)
Prominence47 m (154 ft)
Parent peakWaun Fach
ListingHewitt, Nuttall
Naming
English translationtop of the large chair
Language of nameWelsh
Geography
LocationBlack Mountains, South Wales
OS gridSO215300
Topo mapOS Landranger 161
Listed summits of Pen y Gadair Fawr
Name Grid ref Height Status
Pen Twyn Mawr SN969193 658 metres (2,159 ft) Nuttall

Pen y Gadair Fawr is a subsidiary summit of Waun Fach and the second highest peak in the Black Mountains in south-eastern Wales. Pen y Gadair Fawr is a much more distinguished top than its parent.

The summit is marked by a medium-sized cairn. Waun Fach is to the north, while its top Pen Twyn Mawr is to the south.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.

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Coordinates: 51°57′47″N 3°08′38″W / 51.96292°N 3.14392°W / 51.96292; -3.14392