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Site Details

NPRN 301286

Map Reference SS99NW

Grid Reference SS92039544

Unitary (Local) Authority Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Treorchy

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)
RCAHMW AP945103/42
J.Wiles 17.01.03

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