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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 102159 Trust : Clwyd Powys Community : Tremeirchion NGR : SJ08527244 Site Type (preferred type first) : Palaeolithic Cave occupation Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
Description : Cave extensively investigated from 1883-87. Artefacts found mostly just outside the entrance dated to middle Aurignacian period to middle Aurignacian period. Radiocarbon date of 16050BC obtained from mammoth bone.
Appeared as described above. Cave entrance was blocked up at time of visit with planks and chicken wire. (CCC, 1982)
As described in 1982 visit. (CCC, 1988)
Scheduling revised 22/08/90.
In Denbighshire Record Office (storage in advance of museum facilities) are 12 flints from the Pennant Collection (Figgis 1999, 21).
Another scraper in the Natural History Museum (Figgis 1999, 110). (CPAT Lithics, 2001)
A detailed description of the work carried out and the finds recovered is given by Davies (1949, 338-43).