SWEYNE'S HOWES, N. CAIRN

Site Details



NPRN
93013
Map Reference
SS48NW
Grid Reference
SS42118991
Unitary (Local) Authority
Swansea
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Rhossili
Type of Site
CHAMBERED TOMB
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Neolithic

Site Description

Cadw SAM No.=GM027
An oval cairn, 18.3m by 13.1m and 0.6m high. An 'inner cairn' of more massive stones and possibly kerbed, 12.4m by 6.1m, has a ruined chamber at its W end.
(source Os495card; SS48NW2)
J.Wiles 01.07.02

RCAHMW 1976, An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Glamorgan, Volume 1, Part 1. Site Number 32, Figure 5 and Plate 2.

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