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MYNYDD BACH CAIRN

Manylion y Safle

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NPRN 302343

Cyfeirnod Map SH37SW

Cyfeirnod Grid SH3284170860

Awdurdod Lleol Ynys Mon

Hen Sir Môn

Cymuned Aberffraw

Math o Safle CARNEDD

Cyfnod Yr Oes Efydd

Disgrifiad o´r Safle NAR SH37SW10

A denuded and otherwise degraded cairn, probably Bronze Age.
The cairn survives as a low mound or platform, roughly 8.0m in diameter and 0.5m high. Excavations in 1952-3 recorded details of a central cist or grave, 1.5m by 0.9m, defined by orthostatic boulders. This had been almost entirely robbed, however, the absence of burnt bone fragments and the presence of a sigle suggestive pottery fragment have suggested an origin in the Beaker period, in the earlier Bronze Age.

Sources: RCAHM Anglesey Inventory (1937), 98
Powell & Daniel 'Barclodiad y Gawres' (1956), 71-2
Lynch 'Prehistoric Anglesey' (1970), 103

John Wiles 31.08

Chofnodion Archifol