A stupa is a traditional structure, similar in meaning to the cromlechs
of this part of Wales.
Along the path you can see many reminders of this maritime tradition from the Neolithic cromlechs
and Iron Age promontory forts to the churches and chapels of the seafaring early Celtic saints and their followers.
Whether these sites take the form of cromlechs
in Southern England, the menhirs in Brittany, the Olmec heads in Mexico, the Moai of Easter Island, or the pyramids of ancient Egypt and Meso-America the arts and the humanities have historically been bedfellows with various branches of sciences and technology.
Stone has always had religious significance as our stony heritage of cromlechs
, dolmens, and passage-tombs implies and the archaeological fascination of such monuments as Newgrange or Stonehenge affirms the stoniness of the sacred.
Work by Su Walls is on show at Colwyn Bay Library, exploring a closer look at the local landscape in and around Gwynedd, focusing on cromlechs
and standing stones.
There are at least 16 cromlechs
, standing stones or megaliths called Carreg Arthur or Maen Arthur in Wales and at least 31 Coetan Arthur or Arthur's Quoits and other mountains, hills, caves and wells named after the war leader or his knights.