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CORS-Y-GEDOL, BURIAL CHAMBER

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NPRN 93724

Map Reference SH62SW

Grid Reference SH60322281

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Merioneth

Community Dyffryn Ardudwy

Type of Site CHAMBERED TOMB

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Neolithic

Site Description 1. A rather tapering rectilinear cairn, c.31m NE-SW by 14.5m, showing at its eastern end a number of orthostats, partly supporting a tipped capstone, c.3.6m by 3.0m & 0.45m thick: a spindlewhorl, thought to be IA, is said to have come from under the capstone.

Source: Bowen & Gresham 1967 Hist. Merioneth I, 19-21.

J.Wiles 10.11.04

2. Field visit and photo survey by T. Driver, 18th September 2008.
T. Driver, RCAHMW, 22nd Sept 2008.

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