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BEDD YR AFANC

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 1032
Trust : Dyfed
Community : Eglwyswrw
Unitary authority : Pembrokeshire
NGR : SN1079934593
Site Type (preferred type first) : Neolithic Chambered Tomb
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
A chambered tomb situated on open moorland. The chamber lies within a low grassy mound 15m long, 10m wide and circa 50cm high. The passage is 10m long and 1m wide between two rows of small stones ranging from 30 to 50 cm above ground level. The chamber is circular with approx. seven boulders around it, delimiting an area circa 2m by 1.8m. The arrangement of the passage and chamber form a 'P' shape, common amongst passage graves in Brittany. PR 2004 based on CADW file(SMR) and RR 2004


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Events :
65680 : BEDD YR AFANC, PARTIAL EXCAVATION, 1936 (year : 1936)
84979 : BEDD YR AFANC, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1966 (year : 1966)
89437 : BEDD YR AFANC, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1981 (year : 1981)
91122 : BEDD YR AFANC, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1985 (year : 1985)
92089 : BEDD YR AFANC, FIELD OBSERVATION, 2004 (year : 2004)

Related PRNs : 11505, 48095

Compiled date : 01-01-1950


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