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CULVER HOLE

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00003w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton
NGR : SS40589296
Site Type (preferred type first) : Unknown Cave
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
Cave at the base of the cliff NE of Burry Holms. Early discoveries of a bone pin & human skeletal material were followed up by excavation in 1924, found 11 individuals, a Bronze Age sherd & a Roman coin. Excavated again in 1931, found 30 more skeletons.

Description :
Cave at the base of the cliff NE of Burry Holms. Early discoveries of a bone pin & human skeletal material were followed up by excavation in 1924, found 11 individuals, a Bronze Age sherd & a Roman coin. Excavated again in 1931, found 30 more skeletons, pottery of Wessex Biconical Urn type, late Celtic female figurine, Early Iron Age A type pottery, two C2nd AD coins, four brooches of C2nd/3rd AD, a glass ring bead, a sheet brass ring & a C9th brooch.

Sources :
05/PM Excav Report/Dingwall RG et al/1935/BBCS VII pp417-8
10/MM Photo/GGAT/Lewis W/1979-80
09/MM Record Card/OS/1957/SS 49 SW 20
08/PM Desc Text/1959/BBCS XVIII pp227
03/PM Desc Text/Dingwall RG et al/1931/BBCS VI pp90-2
06/PM Desc Text/Grimes WF/19 /Prehistoric Wales pp110,220-1
04/PM Excav Report/Dingwall RG et al/1932/BBCS VI pp196-7
01/PH Desc Text/Davies Rev.J/1861/Arch Camb p361
02/PH Desc Text/Davies W/1861/Gower Caves pp37-40
07/PM Desc Text/1935/JRS XXV pp201-2
22/PM Desc Text/Oldham T/1982/Caves of Gower pp28-29
15/PM Desc Text/Penniman TK/1931/BBCS volV pt1 pp90-92
14/PM Desc Text/Penniman TK/1932/BBCS volVI pti pp196-7
13/PM Desc Text/Buxton CHD/1932/BBCS volVI ptii pp198-200
17/PM Desc Text/Valdemar AE/1970/Trans Cav Rescue Gp vol12,2 p120
12/PM Desc Text/Haevernick E/1960/Die Glasarminge und Ringperkader Mittel und Spatlatenezeit
18/PM Desc Text/Savory HN/1958/Arch Camb pp3-63
11/PM Desc Text/Boon GC/1980/BBCS vol29 pp745-6
19/PM Mention/Wheeler REM/1925/BBCS volII ptiv p389
21/MM AP/DAT/James T/1986/3-15
16/PM Desc Text/Penniman TK/1935/BBCS volVII ptiv pp417-418
23/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Burnham HB/1989/AM 107
24/MM Photo/CPAT/Musson C/1985/88.22.3
25/MM AP/RCAHM/1992/A120-41,42,49,50
20/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Burnham HB/1985/AM 107
26/PM Desc Text/RCAHMW/Glam Invent volI ptI p17
27//MM Desc Text/Cadw/Burnham HB/1996/AM 107

Events :
E000555 : CULVER HOLE, PARTIAL EXCAVATION, 1924 (year : 1924)
E000685 : CULVER HOLE, PARTIAL EXCAVATION, 1931 (year : 1931)

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