TAN-Y-COED, CHAMBERED TOMB

Site Details



NPRN
306567
Map Reference
SJ03NW
Grid Reference
SJ04763961
Unitary (Local) Authority
Denbighshire
Old County
Merioneth
Community
Llandrillo
Type of Site
CHAMBERED TOMB
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Neolithic?

Site Description

An irregular elongated mound, much mutilated by the construction and opperation of Tan-y-Coed farm, c.43m by 14-20m and 4.0m high, thought to have originally been a circular mound, c.46m in diameter. There is a roughly square megalithic chamber within, its present entrance dating from re-use as a kennel, or store.
(source Os495card; SJ03NW4)
RCAHMW AP955025/62
J.Wiles 26.09.02

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