GAZETTEER OF WELSH CAVES, FISSURES AND ROCK SHELTERS CONTAINING HUMAN REMAINS.

Database compiled and produced by Andrew T. Chamberlain, and Jim Williams Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield, Northgate House, Sheffield, S1 4ET.
Most recent changes incorporated on December 5, 2000.


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This gazetteer contains a summary of information about caves, fissures and-rock shelters in Wales that have contained human remains of possible or proven prehistoric date. The gazetteer is organised in alphabetical order of site name. The following categories of information are listed for each entry:

Site: The topographical name of the site, as given in the published literature. Alternative names are given in parentheses.

NGR: The National Grid Reference, consisting of two letters indicating the 100 km square followed by the six-figure or eight-figure grid co-ordinates, when known.

NMR: The National Monuments Record Number

SMR: The Primary Record Number under which the site is recorded in the relevant county sites and monuments record.

SAM: Scheduled Ancient Monuments number.

SSSI: Site of Special Scientific Interest number.

Excavation: The directors and duration of known excavations of the site.

Curation: The current or last known locations of all curated finds from the site.

Burials: The estimated numbers of individuals, subdivided into adults and children. A ‘+’ sign indicates that the estimate is a minimum number, normally calculated from the most frequently represented skeletal element.

Finds: A brief summary of any artefacts or environmental material that may be of the same date as the human remains. The entry does not distinguish between items that are grave goods, those which are associated by context, and material that is unstratified.

Date: The author’s assessment of the period to which the burials are likely to belong. For each site a numerical index of reliability of the dating evidence has been assigned, as follows: (1) 14C date obtained on human remains; (2) 14C date obtained on organic material closely associated with a burial, or, undated human remains closely associated with diagnostic prehistoric artefacts; (3) burial associated with non-diagnostic prehistoric artefacts; (4) stratigraphical context of human remains indeterminate; (5) no reliable dating information available for the site.

14C: Where radiocarbon determinations are available these are given in uncalibrated years b.p. The laboratory number is also given, but the laboratory dating error has been omitted (most estimates of the error standard deviation of Holocene 14C dates lie in the range between ±30 and ±150 years).

Bibliography: A comprehensive list of the primary published literature for each site is given, but secondary references that present no additional information have been omitted.


INDEX OF SITES IN WALES

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Site: Big Covert Cave (Maeshafn Cave, Llanferres Cave), Clwyd

NGR: SJ 1979 6055

SMR: 102318, 102319

Excavation: C.E. Hesketh, N. Pritchard, 1948-50; J.G. Morris, 1954

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (33.22/2, 57.159/1-3, 83.55H, 89.30H)

Burials: 6 (5 adults, 1 child)

Finds: Barbed and tanged arrowhead, flint artefacts, RB finds, animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Cae Gronw Cave, St Asaph, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 015 711

SMR: 19412

Excavation: H.S. Green, 1985

Curation: National Museum of Wales (86.32H)

Burials: 1+

Finds: None

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 3955 bp (OxA-5731) on human bone


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Site: Carreg Cennen Castle, Llandeilo, Dyfed

NGR: SN 6681 1904

SMR: 3999

Excavation: T.C. Cantrill, 1900; M.Davies, 1980-81

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (31.384)

Burials: 4 (2 adult, 2 children)

Finds: Worked animal bone and teeth

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Cat Hole, Ilston, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 5377 9002

SMR: 00231W

SAM: Gm 349

Excavation: E.R. Wood, 1864; C.B.M. McBurney, 1958-59; J.B. Campbell, 1968

Curation: Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Ethnography; British Museum, London; Natural History Museum, London; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (80.55H)

Burials: 2+

Finds: AOC beaker, socketed bronze axe, flint flakes, animal bones

Date: Bronze Age (4)

14C: -


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Site: Cefn Caves, St. Asaph, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 0203 7049

SMR: 19306, 102135, 102136

SAM: De 115

Excavation: J. Trimmer & E. Stanley, 1830-32; T.J. Moore et al., 1866; W.B. Dawkins, 1872; H.S. Green, 1982-84

Curation: Chester Museum; Liverpool Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (66.88/4-7, 68.88, 83.108H, 92.224H)

Burials: 1+

Finds: Pottery, flint flakes, worked antler, animal bones

Date: ? Neolithic (3)

14C: Pending


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Site: Chartist Cave (Ogof Fawr), Trefil, Dyfed

NGR: SO 1273 1519

SMR: -

Excavation: R.G. Lewis, 1970

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: Animal bones, modern artefacts

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Corkscrew Cave, Great Orme, Llandudno, Gwynedd

NGR: SH 7727 8240

SMR: 5033

Excavation: St David's College, Llandudno, 1978

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: animal bones

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Culver Hole (Three Chimneys Cave), Llangynydd, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4058 9296

SMR: 00003W

SAM: Gm 87

Excavation: J.D. Davies, 1861; H.E. David, 1924; T.K. Penniman, 1931-2

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (25.221); Asmolean Museum, Oxford

Burials: 40+

Finds: MBA pottery, bone & flint artefacts, IA & RB artefacts, animal bones

Date: Middle Bronze Age (4)

14C: -


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Site: Eel Point Cave, Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1303 9726

SMR: 4285

Excavation: G.N. Smith, 1840; E. Laws, 1882-1888; J. van Nedervelde, 1970, 1986

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (90.55H)

Burials: 1+

Finds: pottery, flint artefacts, animal bones

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Gop Cave, Trelawnyd, Gwaenysgor, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 0864 8008

SMR: 102261, 102262, 102263, 102264

SAM: F 067

Excavation: W.B. Dawkins, 1886; J.H. Morris, 1909-14; W.H. Stead et al., 1958

Curation: Manchester Museum; Chester Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (19.252, 19.259, 20.339, 36.632/1-9, 47.101/26-39, 61.381, 92.230H)

Burials: 14

Finds: Peterborough Ware, flint knife, leaf-shaped arrowhead, Craig Lwyd stone axe, jet artefacts, animal bones

Date: Neolithic (2)

14C: -


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Site: Gop Farm Cave, Trelawnyd, Gwaenysgor, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 0802 8041

SMR: 102239

Excavation: J.H. Morris, 1910

Curation:

Burials: ?1+

Finds: Flints, animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C:


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Site: High Cliff Quarry, Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 14- 97-

SMR: 3441

Excavation: G.N. Smith & W.B. Dawkins,

Curation: Tenby Museum

Burials: 1+

Finds: Animal bones

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Hoyle's Mouth Cave, Tenby, Dyfed

NGR: SN 1119 0033

SMR: 4309, 14209

SAM: Pe427

Excavation: Col. Jervis, 1840; G.N. Smith, 1860-1866; H.H. Winwood et al., 1865;

W.B. Dawkins, 1872; E.L. Jones & E. Laws, 1878-1881; H.N. Savory, 1968

Curation: Bolton Museum; Bristol Museum; Tenby Museum; Manchester Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (86.91H, 90.35H, 96.10H)

Burials: 2+ (adults)

Finds: Flint artefacts, animal bones

Date: ? Neolithic (3)

14C: Pending publication


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Site: Ifton Quarries, Rogiet, Gwent

NGR: ST 4642 8819

SMR: 00492G

Excavation: c. 1908

Curation: ?

Burials: 9+

Finds: None

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Kendrick's Cave, Great Orme, Llandudno, Gwynedd

NGR: SH 7798 8281

SMR: 635

SAM: Cn 191

Excavation: Kendrick, 1879-1880

Curation: British Museum, London; Llandudno Public Library; Rhos on Sea Museum, Colwyn Bay; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

Burials: 4+ (3 adult, 1 child)

Finds: Polished stone axe and knife, flint flakes, worked bone and teeth, animal bones

Date: ?Neolithic (4)

14C: 10,000 bp (OxA-111) on worked animal bone


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Site: Lesser Garth Cave, Radyr, South Glamorgan

NGR: ST 1255 8210

SMR: 00593S

Excavation: T.E. Lewis, 1912-14; R.E.M. Wheeler, 1922; M.S. Hussey, 1963-64

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (20.359, 64.135)

Burials: 2+ (1 adult, 1 child)

Finds: Flint artefacts, MBA pottery, RB pottery, Dark Age metalwork, bone artefacts, animal bones

Date: BA or RB (4)

14C: -


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Site: Little Hoyle Cave (Longbury Bank Cave), Tenby, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1118 9997

SMR: 7722, 11649

Excavation: H.H. Winwood, 1866; G.N. Smith, 1870; W. Power & E.Laws, 1877; Rolleston et al., 1878; McBurney, 1958-63; S. Green, 1984-86

Curation: Tenby Museum; Manchester Museum; Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (86.33H)

Burials: approx 17

Finds: Flint artefacts; 'Abingdon style' pottery and flints (on adjacent open surface); RB & Dark age artefacts; animal bones

Date: Early Neolithic (1)

14C: 4660, 4750, 4880, 4930 bp (OxA-3303 to 3306) on human bone


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Site: Lynx Cave, Maeshafn, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 1976 5933

SMR: 100947 to 100950

SAM: De 176

Excavation: J.D. Blore, 1962-1990

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (83.98H); Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Burials: 6+ (4 adults, 2 children)

Finds: Upper Palaeolithic flint artefacts; bone point; RB artefacts; animal bones

Date: unknown (5)

14C: 2945 bp (OxA-8070) on cutmarked bird bone


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Site: Mewslade Quarry Fissures, Rhossili, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4243 8752

SMR: 00116W

Excavation: E.R. Wood, 1850s

Curation: ?

Burials: 7+

Finds: animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Minchin Hole, Penard, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 5554 8686

SMR: -

Excavation: E.R. Wood, 1850s; T.N. George, 1931; M.C. Morgan, 1939-40;

J.G. Rutter & E. Mason, 1946-59; A.J. Sutcliffe, 1973-84

Curation: Swansea and National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Burials: 1+

Finds: RB and Dark Age artefacts; Pleistocene fauna; animal bones

Date: -

14C: -


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Site: Minera Cave, Minera, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 255 520

SMR: 102953

SSSI: 568

Excavation: 1904

Curation: ?

Burials: 1

Finds: Animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Mumbles Hill Fissure, Gower, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 625 875

SMR:

Excavation: 1810

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: -

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Nanna's Cave, Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1458 9698

SAM: Pe 425

Excavation: 1858; J.C. Carter & W. Clarke, 1911; A.L. Leach, 1913; J. van Nedervelde, 1950-51 & 1973-86

Curation: Tenby Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (63.335, 88.67H, 90.57H, 91.9H, 91.18H)

Burials: 4+ (3 adults, 1 child)

Finds: U. Pal & Meso. flint flakes & scrapers; Neo, BA, IA & RB pottery; worked antler; shale armlet; glass bead; RB artefacts; animal bones

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4560, 4520 bp (OxA-7739, OxA-7740) on human bone


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Site: Nant-y-fuach Rock Shelter, Dyserth, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 0677 7979

SMR: 102106

Excavation: W.H. Stead & R. Bridgwood, 1950-57

Curation: ?Chester Museum; W.H. Stead

Burials: 5

Finds: Peterborough ware, barbed and tanged arrowhead, animal bones

Date: Neolithic or Bronze Age (4)

14C: -


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Site: Nant-y-Graig Cave 'B' (Brasgill Cave), Llannefydd, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 0055 7128

SMR: 19309, 102147, 101424

Excavation: C.S. Mainwaring & Mrs Williams Wynn, 1871; J.H. Owen, 1946-48

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (68.88/8-9)

Burials: 6+

Finds: Flint arrowhead, flakes, core; RB artefacts; animal bones

Date: ?Neolithic (2)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Bran Goesgoch, Bosherston, Dyfed

NGR: SR 9432 9386

SMR: 264

Excavation: M. Davies, 1977 (field visit)

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: animal bone

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Colomendy, Maeshafn, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 202 628

SMR: 102804

Excavation: North Wales Caving Club, 1975-1977

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (82.2 H)

Burials: 3+

Finds: Leaf shaped arrowhead, flint flake, animal bones

Date: Neolithic (2)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Drawsddu (Ogof Drawsdre Isaf), Llanarthney, Dyfed

NGR: SN 547 154

SMR: 655

Excavation: D. Davies, 1797

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: Bronze spearhead

Date: Middle or Late Bronze Age (2)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Ffynnon Ddu (Rhongyr Uchaf), Pen-y-Gae, Powys

NGR: SN 8480 1530

SMR: 786

SSSI: 553

Excavation: SWCC, 1946

Curation: National Museum of Wales (89.26H)

Burials: 1 (adult)

Finds: Flint core and flake, animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Garreg Hir, Bosherton, Dyfed

NGR: SR 9428 9387

SMR: -

Excavation: M. Davies, 1972-77

Curation: ?

Burials: 1 (adult)

Finds: Bone awl, flint blades, animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Pant-y-Llyn (Craig Derwyddon) Carmel, Dyfed

NGR: SN 6057 1667

SMR: 815

Excavation: Anon 1813; Rolleston, 1878; I. Rhodes, 1983

Curation: ?Oxford University Museum

Burials: 12+

Finds: Antler, bronze artefacts, animal bones

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Pant-y-Wennol, Llandudno, Gwynedd

NGR: SH 8082 8161

SMR: 4570

SAM: Cn 190

Excavation: M. Davies, 1974-77; T.A. Stone & B. Smith, 1979

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Burials: 7 (5 adults, 2 children)

Finds: Neolithic & LBA pottery; Mesolithic flint & chert scrapers, flakes, & blades; bone needle, animal bones

Date: Neolithic or EBA (4)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof Rhiwledyn Cave, Little Orme, Llandudno, Gwynedd

NGR: SH 8153 8269

SMR: 5067

Excavation: M. Davies, 1974

Curation: ?

Burials: 3 (children)

Finds: Amber bead; bone & antler tools; animal bones

Date: unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof-y-Benglog (New Cave/Skull Cave), Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1470 9688

SMR: 7396

Excavation: J. Van Nedervelde, 1969

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (88.71H)

Burials: 1 (adult)

Finds: Flint leaf-shaped arrowhead

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4660 bp (OxA-7743) on human bone


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Site: Ogof-yr-Esgyrn (Dan-yr-Ogof 1), Glyntawe, Powys

NGR: SN 8376 1601

SMR: 784

SSSI: 557

Excavation: R.H. D'Elboux, 1923; E.J. Mason, 1938-50; G. Sanders, 1972;

A. Price, 1978-9

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (23.315, 92.38H)

Burials: 40+ (14 adult, 26 children)

Finds: BA and RB artefacts, animal bones

Date: ?RB (4)

14C: -


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Site: Ogof-yr-Ychen (Cave of the Oxen), Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1464 9691

SMR: 11993

Excavation: J. van Nedervelde,1970-75, 1984

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (91.8H, Z/1983/076)

Burials: 4+ (3 adults, 1 child)

Finds: ?early Mesolithic flints; RB artefacts; animal bones

Date: Mesolithic (1)

14C: 7020 bp (OxA-2574), 8280, 8210, 8415, 7880 bp (OxA-7690, 7691, 7741, 7742) on human bone


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Site: Orchid Cave, Maeshafn, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 200 606

SMR: 103035

Excavation: 1981

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (92.23H)

Burials: 3+

Finds: Bone artefacts, flint scraper, animal bones

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4170 bp (OxA-3817) on human bone


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Site: Paviland Cave (Goat's Hole), Gower, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4373 8588

SMR: 00118W

Excavation: J. Traherne et al., 1822-23; O.R. Vivian, 1909; W.J. Sollas, 1912; D. Garrod, 1926; J.G. Rutter, 1943; S. Aldhouse-Green, 1997

Curation: University Museum, Oxford; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Natural History Museum, London; Swansea Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

Burials: 3

Finds: Flint and chert artefacts, worked bone and ivory, animal bones

Date: Upper Palaeolithic (1), Mesolithic (1)

14C: 26,350 bp (OxA-1815), 25,840 (OxA-8025) on human bone (Paviland 1)

7190 bp (OxA-681) on human bone (Paviland 2)


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Site: Perthi Chwareu Caves, Llandegla, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 1879 5363

SMR: 100930

Excavation: W.B. Dawkins, 1869-72

Curation: Manchester Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (29.607)

Burials: 16+

Finds: Flint flake, animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Plas Heaton Cave, Henllan, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 0321 6911

SMR: 100568, 100569, 100570

Excavation: J.R. Heaton, W.B. Dawkins & T.M. Hughes, 1860s

Curation: Chester Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (31.587, 92.234H)

Burials: 1

Finds: worked flints, bone implements, animal bones

Date: ?Mesolithic or Neolithic (4)

14C: -


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Site: Pontnewydd Cave, (Bont Newydd Cave) St Asaph, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 015 710

SMR: 102132

SAM: De 116

Excavation: T. M. Hughes, 1870s; S. Green, 1978-96

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (83.107H, 84.70H, 86.31H, 87.93H, 88.166H, 89.168H, 93.40H,

Burials: 3+

Finds: Microlith

Date: Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic (1)

14C: 7420 bp (OxA-5819), 4495 bp (OxA-5820) on human bone


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Site: Potter's Cave, Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1436 9707

SMR: 4255-4259, 5006, 11994, 11995, 13072

SAM: Pe 424

Excavation: J. Van Nedervelde, 1950-1955; J. Van Nedervelde & M. Davies, 1973-1975

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (63.337, 89.24H, 91.7H)

Burials: 2+

Finds: Early Neolithic, early and late Bronze Age pottery; glass beads; LUP flint artefacts; animal bones

Date: Mesolithic and Romano-British (1)

14C: 7880, 8580 bp (OxA-7687, 7688), 1725 bp (OxA-7689) on human bone


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Site: Priory Farm Cave, Monkton, Pembroke, Dyfed

NGR: SM 976 019

SMR: 14211

AM: Pe 435

Excavation: E.L. Dixon & A. Hurrell Style, 1906-07

Curation: ?National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Burials: 5+ (4 adult, 1 child)

Finds: U. Pal. flint artefacts; bronze artefacts; hammerstones; BA & medieval pottery; worked human bone; animal bones

Date: ? BA (3)

14C: -


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Site: Red Fescue Hole (Red Chamber), Rhossili, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4266 8678

SMR: 02215W

Excavation: M. Davies, 1986

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: Flint scraper and flake; animal bones; marine shells.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Rhosddigre (Rhos Isaf) Caves, Llandegla, Clwyd

NGR: SJ 188 535

SMR: 100940, 101774-6

SAM: De 119

Excavation: W.B. Dawkins, 1869-72

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (29.607)

Burials: 5+

Finds: Neolithic 'A' pottery, polished Graig Llwyd axe, flint flakes, animal bones

Date: Neolithic (2)

14C: -


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Site: Rockrose Hole, Port-Eynon, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4488 8519

Excavation: M. Davies, 1983

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: Animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Skeleton Cave, Great Orme, Llandudno, Gwynedd

NGR: SH 7670 8254

SMR:

Excavation: ?

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: -

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Small Ord Point (Daylight Rock Cave), Caldey Island, Dyfed

NGR: SS 1498 9660

SMR: 3571

SAM: Pe426

Excavation: J. Van Nedervelde 1953-4; A. David, 1988

Curation: Tenby Museum; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (63.336)

Burials: 1+

Finds: Peterborough ware, Mesolithic flints, animal bones

Date: Mesolithic and Romano-British (1)

14C: 8655 bp (OxA-7686), 1635 (OxA-7685) on human bone. 8850 to 9040 bp (OxA-2245 to 2247) on charcoal.


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Site: Spritsail Tor (Prissens Tor) Cave, Llanmadoc, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4262 9370

SMR: 00004W

Excavation: H. de la Beche, 1839; E.R. Wood, 1849; T.K. Penniman, 1945

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea; University Museum, Oxford; Natural History Museum, London

Burials: 1 (adult)

Finds: Beaker; flint flakes; RB artefacts; animal bones

Date: EBA (4)

14C: -


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Site: Spurge Hole, Southgate, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 5468 8730

SMR: 02219W

Excavation: J.G. Rutter & M. Davies, 1985-86

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (91.37H, 92.11H)

Burials: 2+ (adults)

Finds: None

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4830 bp (OxA-3815) on human bone


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Site: Tooth Cave, Ilston, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 5317 9092

SMR: 00230W

SAM: Gm 284

Excavation: D.P. Webley & J. Harvey, 1962

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Burials: 8+ (6 adults, 2 children)

Finds: Collared Urn pottery, discoidal knife, flaked knives, scraper, flint flakes, bone spatula, needle & bead, animal bones

Date: Bronze Age (2)

14C: -


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Site: Twll Carw Coch, Cader Fawr, Penderyn, Mid Glamorgan

NGR: SN 977 123

Excavation: J.C. Jones, 1984

Curation: ?

Burials: 2

Finds: Animal bones

Date: Neolithic/EBA (1)

14C: 3670 bp (CAR-764) on human bone


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Site: Upper Blackhole, Rhossili, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4422 8560

Excavation: M. Davies, 1983

Curation: ?

Burials: 1 (adult)

Finds: Coal, animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Upper Kendrick's Cave, Great Orme, Llandudno, Gwynedd

NGR: SH 7800 8284

SMR: 5029

SAM: Cn 191

Excavation: M. Davies, 1977-79

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Burials: 1 (adult)

Finds: Peterborough & Beaker pottery, flint blades, flakes & knife, antler & bone points, hammer stone, RB pottery, marine shells, animal bones

Date: Neolithic or EBA (4)

14C: -


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Site: Woolley's Hole, Llanmadoc, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 4607 9359

Excavation: M. Davies, 1984

Curation: ?

Burials: 1+

Finds: Animal bones

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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Site: Worm's Head Cave, Rhossili, West Glamorgan

NGR: SS 3838 8769

SMR: 00108W

Excavation: E.C. Cunnington, pre-1917; W. Riches, 1923-24; G. Cooper, 1967; M. Davies, 1986

Curation: R.I.S.W. Museum, Swansea

Burials: 3+

Finds: Upper Palaeolithic knife, flint, chert and rhyolite implements, animal bones

Date: Mesolithic (1)

14C: 8800 bp (OxA-4024) on human bone


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