Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Ogof Arian Cave and Flint Finds, Pentre Eiriannell

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2125
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Moelfre
NGR : SH48528816
Site Type (preferred type first) : Prehistoric CAVE
Legal Protection : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
Flint convex scraper 'from Ogo Arian, Pentre Eiriannell', Anglesey. In national museum of Wales (Acc no. 42.404) at Lord Boston's bequest. <1>

Illustration of Neolithic flints from Ogof Arian, Pentre Eiriannell. <2>

A cave at SH 48528816 on Pentre Eirianell farm is known locally as 'Ogof Ladran' - smugglers cave and consists of a level passage 4ft wide and 5ft high which penetrates some 80ft into the hillside. <3>

Ogof Arian cave. Scheduled. <4>

Outer chamber 1.5-2.0m wide and 1.3m high extends 6m SE into hillside, round in section with jagged roof. Beyond this a small passage 0.5 by 0.8m extends at least a further 25m into hillside. <5>

Sources :
Grimes, W. F. , 1951 , The Prehistory of Wales , <1>
Lynch, F. , 1970 , Prehistoric Anglesey , <2>
Ordnance Survey , 1970 , SH48NE 25 , <3>
, 1981 , Ancient Monument List Wales , <4>

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