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BONT NEWYDD CAVE;BONT-NEWYDD CAVE; PONTNEWYDD CAVE

Manylion y Safle


NPRN 306687

Cyfeirnod Map SJ07SW

Cyfeirnod Grid SJ01527102

Awdurdod Lleol Sir Ddinbych 

Hen Sir Dinbych

Cymuned Cefnmeiriadog

Math o Safle OGOF

Dosbarth Cyffredinol DOMESTIG

Cyfnod Palaeolithig

Disgrifiad o´r Safle 1. A limestone cave, now (1959) walled in, excavated 1872 and 1978, producing flints, animal remains and a hominid tooth.
(source OS 495 card; SJ07SW14)
J.Wiles 14.10.2002

2. The site of excavations by Stephen Aldhouse-Green of the National Museum Wales, producing the oldest dated hominid remains in Wales. These comprise jaw fragments and teeth of Lower Paleolithic early Neanderthals dating from c.225,000 years ago. Also contemporary tools comprising handaxes, sharp Levallois-type flakes and scrapers.

T. Driver, RCAHMW, 25th June 2008.

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