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Caeau Talwrn

A series of small fields south of the village of Talwrn which have remained largely unimproved by modern agriculture and retain semi-natural grassland and mire vegetation in a complex mosaic.

Caeau Talwrn SSSI Aerial Photo

©Infoterra Ltd 2010

Managing this site

This site is privately owned. The special features of this SSSI and CCW’s views about site management have been summarised in a Site Management Statement, addressed to the owners and managers of the land. The statement can be found in the resource section below.

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There is no public access to this site.

Other information

Part of this site is within the Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens Special Area of Conservation. Caeau is the plural of cae ‘field’. There are several meanings for talwrn, any one of which may be relevant since the name Talwrn originally referred to a farm (and then later to the village). One meaning is ‘threshing floor’, another is ‘cockpit’ and yet another ‘open land’.

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