Map Reference ST09NE
Grid Reference ST06329891
Unitary (Local) Authority Merthyr Tydfil
Old County Glamorgan
Community Merthyr Vale
Type of Site RING CAIRN (POSSIBLE)
Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY
Period Bronze Age
Site Description Cadw SAM No.=GM286
This ring cairn is defined by a spread turf-covered stony mound, 0.5m high and with a diameter 19.2m. Traces of banking are evident on the N and E, and large stones are visible on the N and W perimeter. A ruined cist lies at centre and a OS trig pillar lies on the SE bank.
A transmission tower has recently been constructed to the immediate E of the cairn.
visited D.K.Leighton 16.08.1989