Map Reference SS99NW
Grid Reference SS92039544
Unitary (Local) Authority Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
Old County Glamorgan
Type of Site CAIRN
Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY
Period Bronze Age
Site Description A complex monument consisting of a cental clayey mound, 20.5m in diameter and 0.9m with, having a level summit, 13.5m in diameter, upon which rests a cairn, c.10m in diameter and 0.9m high, said to have been enclosed by upright stones, this is centrally disturbed with a small recent cairn set upon it. The whole is encircled by a ditch, c.28.4m in diameter.
Excavation, in 1902, revealed a cist cut into the subsoil, containing, burnt bone, a bronze model dagger and possible curated bone.
(source Os495card; SS99NW4)