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TINKINSWOOD CHAMBERED CAIRN

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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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