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(Arthurian legend) the battlefield where King Arthur was mortally wounded

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The battlefield of Camlan, on the far side of a bend in the River Dyfi below
For some years it has been believed that the Roman name of Birdoswald was Camboglanna ( which ties in with the place name of Camlan.
And Camlan, the scene of Arthur's last battle, was located between Machynlleth and Dolgellau, according to the locals living there.
At the far end of the car park you'll find the gate to Camlan, purported to be the site of King Arthur's last battlefield, where local tradition has it he fought his nephew Medrawt to the death in about 538AD.
490 and he met his death at Camlan c515, in a battle with fellow Britons.
The area's Cwm Camlan has several spectacular waterfalls rising up from the tiny village of Ganllwyd.
It is about a great man or super-hero, fighting against the odds, who achieves great things but who suffers a terrific downfall with the defeat of himself and his allies at Camlan,'' said Prof Field.