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DEBORAH'S CLIFF SHELTER;CAVE 40 METERS SE OF DEBORAH'S HOLE, RHOSSILI

Site Details


NPRN 415502

Map Reference SS48NW

Grid Reference SS4341086286

Unitary (Local) Authority Swansea

Old County Glamorgan

Community Rhossili

Type of Site CAVE

Broad Class Monument (by form)

Period Prehistoric

Site Description Deborah's Cliff Shelter is a natural cave in the steep limestone cliff face overlooking the sea. The entrance measures 1.7 meters in height and 2.7 meters in width at its base and is accessed via a narrow terrace that extends along the cliff. There is a roughly semi circular mound outside the cave entrance which measures 3.6 in diameter. The mound has yielded bone and pottery dated to the Bronze Age.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 2011

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