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CEFN-Y-BRITHDIR, S CAIRN

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NPRN 305933

Map Reference SO10SW

Grid Reference SO12960309

Unitary (Local) Authority Caerphilly

Old County Glamorgan

Community Darran Valley

Type of Site ROUND CAIRN

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Bronze Age

Site Description 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

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