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Submerged Forest, Newgale

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NPRN524759
Map ReferenceSM82SW
Grid ReferenceSM8475422138
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPembrokeshire
Old CountyPembrokeshire
CommunityNolton and Roch
Type Of SiteSUBMERGED FOREST
PeriodMesolithic
Description
The remains of a submerged forest are reported to be periodically exposed at this location. Finds recovered from the foreshore to the north include a Bronze age axe.

Sources include:
Bell, M, 2007, Prehistoric Coastal Communities: The Mesolithic in Western Britain, CBA Research Report 149, pg2
Cambrensis, Geraldus, 1191 (1908 edition), The Itinerary through Wales: Description of Wales, Dent, London
Dyfed Archaeological Trust, HER Ref: 12991
Leach, A L, 1918, Flint working sites on the submerged land (submereged forest) bordering the Pembrokeshire coast, Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 29, 46-67

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, February 2013.