LOWER KENDRICKS CAVE

Site Details



NPRN
93671
Map Reference
SH78SE
Grid Reference
SH7798182811
Unitary (Local) Authority
Conwy
Old County
Caernarfonshire
Community
Llandudno
Type of Site
CAVE
Broad Class
Domestic
Period
Prehistoric

Site Description

Cadw SAM No.=CN191

A cavern about 50ft deep and 16ft wide at entrance.
Partial clearance in 1880 and later revealed the remains of four human skeletons, bones of badger, bear, boar, bos longifrons, horse and goat. Some animals' teeth were perforated for suspension. Flint fragments, a polished stone knife and a decorated jaw-bone were also found.
Cave now in use as a store.

A second cave lies immediately above, see NPRN 300812.

visited DKL 19 November 1991

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