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SUBMERGED FOREST, NEWGALE

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NPRN 524759

Map Reference SM82SW

Grid Reference SM8475422138

Unitary (Local) Authority Pembrokeshire

Old County Pembrokeshire

Community Nolton and Roch

Type of Site SUBMERGED FOREST

Broad Class UNASSIGNED

Period Mesolithic

Site Description The remains of a submerged forest are reported to be periodically exposed at this location. Finds recovered from the foreshore to the north include a Bronze age axe.

Sources include:
Bell, M, 2007, Prehistoric Coastal Communities: The Mesolithic in Western Britain, CBA Research Report 149, pg2
Cambrensis, Geraldus, 1191 (1908 edition), The Itinerary through Wales: Description of Wales, Dent, London
Dyfed Archaeological Trust, HER Ref: 12991
Leach, A L, 1918, Flint working sites on the submerged land (submereged forest) bordering the Pembrokeshire coast, Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 29, 46-67

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, February 2013.

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