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Cefn-y-Brithdir, S Cairn

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Map ReferenceSO10SW
Grid ReferenceSO1296003090
Unitary (Local) AuthorityCaerphilly
Old CountyGlamorgan
CommunityDarran Valley
PeriodBronze Age
A disturbed round cairn is located on the west side of a ridgeway track. It measures 10m (NW-SE) by 9m and 0.4m high. At its centre are the remains of a rifled cist. What appears to be the capstone, or a dislodged side slab, projects from the cairn mass. It measures 1.2m long, at least 0.6m wide and 0.15m thick. The cairn is overgrown with bracken.
Additional source:
Glamorgan Inventory vol.I part i, p.71 (no.166).
OS Record Card: SO10SW14

David Leighton, RCAHMW, 12 February 2016