A 'Submarine Forest' is shown on OS 1st edition mapping extending for some 365m north-south. Samples have been dated to 5250+/-80BP, 4540+/-70BP. Flints have been found below the peat. The bones of deer, aurich and brown bear have been found within the peat.
Bell, M, 2007, Prehistoric Coastal Communities: The Mesolithic in Western Britain, CBA Research Report 149, pg2
Dyfed Archaeological Trust HER Refs: 13360, 11978
Hicks, H, 1885, On some recent researches on Bone Caves in Wales, Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 9, 1-20
Hicks, H, 1897, Pembrokeshire Antiquites, Solva, H W Williams
Leach, A L, 1913, Stone implements from spil drifts and chipping floors, etc, in South Pembrokeshire, Archaeologia Cambrensis, LXVIII, 391-432
Leach, A L, 1918, Flint working sites on the submerged land (submerged forest) bordering the Pembrokeshire coast, Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 29, 46-67
OS 1st edition 25in
Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, September 2014.