TINKINSWOOD CHAMBERED CAIRN

Site Details



NPRN
94510
Map Reference
ST07SE
Grid Reference
ST09217330
Unitary (Local) Authority
The Vale of Glamorgan
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
St Nicholas and Bonvilston
Type of Site
CHAMBERED TOMB
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Neolithic

Site Description

A chambered long cairn, c.40m ENE-WSW by 17.5m and 0.9m high, defined by drystone walling, with a megalithic chamber opening onto a recessed forecourt at the ENE end.
Excavated 1914, finds included a range of IA-med material indicating secondary use.
A range of stones lie to the E & SE of this monument (Nprn307726).
(sources: RCAHMW 1976, 40;
Os495card; ST07SE19)

J.Wiles 29.01.03

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