The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological
Historic Environment Record
following information has been provided under the terms and conditions
of access as detailed on GGAT’s website www.ggat.org.uk.
Copyright is reserved on all data supplied by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust.
All output resulting from the use of the data must acknowledge the source
from information held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust copyright.
data below is intended to be used for information and research only and
is not for use as part of a commercial project. If you wish to use
information derived from material held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust
for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for
commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. For further
information or to arrange a visit to the Trust please send an enquiry form
Cairn West of Craig-y-Duffryn (4 of 4)Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00141g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Henllys
NGR : ST25089270
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Round barrow cemetery
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
A circular mound under 16 mature pine trees, which inclines to the E, situated in dense forestry. It has a well-defined perimeter with steeply sloping sides to the N-S&W and a more gradual slope to the E. To the S of the mound is a large stone. The peri
A circular mound under 16 mature pine trees, which inclines to the E, situated in dense forestry. It has a well-defined perimeter with steeply sloping sides to the N-S&W and a more gradual slope to the E. To the S of the mound is a large stone. The perimeter of the mound is heavily forested and disturbed with no evidence for a ditch or kerbstones. There is a scattering of boulders to the mound's SW perimeter these are most likely from agricultural ground clearance prior to the plantation of the forest.
Dimensions: diameter 10m N-S; height 1.1m
(1957) Group of four cairns (with 138-40G).
141G (ST 25089270): Diameter of 8m and a height of 1.3m. Around the SW half there is a ditch, 0.6m wide and 0.3m deep, and an outer bank 1.5m wide and 0.2m high. The ground between 140G and 141G is 0.4m above the general level of the surrounding ground. Some quarried stones have been heaped upon all the cairns except 138G, and also upon the ground around them. There are no traces of cists or retaining circles to any of the cairns. (Source 01)
GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project 2003
, Archwilio App Submission
Taylor, B , 2014 , Digital photograph (1); Cairn
Pm desc text/Evans EM/2003/GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project
04/PM List/Lillie MC/1991/Bronze Age Gwent (University of Nottingham dissertation) p58
02/PM Desc Text/Pickford JAF/1946/Between Mountain & Marsh/p31
03/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1987
01/MM Record Card/OS/1957/ST 29 SE 7
E002383 : Uplands Survey Mynydd Maen and Mynydd Henllys, Gwent SUR (year : 1997)
Related PRNs : 138g, 139g, 140g, 141g
March 5, 2015, 12:23 am
- HTML file produced from GGAT HER Charitable Trust Ltd. Heathfield House,
Heathfield, Swansea SA1 Tel. 01792 655208; Fax 01792 474469 website: www.ggat.org.uk
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Registered Charity no. 505609
supplied by in partnership with Local Authorities, Cadw and the partners
of ENDEX © GGAT HER Charitable Trust, 2015 (and in part © Crown,