Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Tumulus, Remains of, Penyfynwent

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2101
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Rhosybol
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH43428893
Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age BARROW
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
A tumulus 120 yards NE of Penyfynwent 100 yards in circumference and about 3ft high. In poor condition, much spread by ploughing. (RCAHMW, 1937)

A turf covered mound, 0.8m high and 22m in diameter apparently a round burrow. Surveyed at 1/2500 at SH4342 8893. <2>

Pen-y-Fynwent barrow, scheduled. <3>

An earthen mound about one metre high and 95m in circumference situated close to PRN2102. The mound has been much spread by ploughing and tends to merge into the hill on the ESE side. <4>

No change. <5>

Tumulus 1 as described. Tumulus 2 (not scheduled) just visible as a slight rise. Its authenticity could only be proven by excavation. <6>

A very low well-spread mound, thoroughly ploughed over. No stones visible in the turf. The presumed barrow lies on one end of the low summit of which Penyfynwent occupies the actual summit though still with very extensive views. (Smith, 2003)

Sources :
Cooke, N. , 2014 , Rhyd-y-Groes Repower, Anglesey: Cultural Heritage Assessment. ( © Wessex Archaeology)
Hadley, A. , 2016 , Proposed Wind Turbine at Nant-y-fran, Cemaes, Isles of Anglesey. Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment. ( © Archaeology Wales)
Smith, G. , 2003 , Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd and Anglesey ( © GAT)
Smith, G., and Steele, N. , 2005 , Pan-Wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis ( © GAT)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1937 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey
Ordnance Survey , 1970 , SH48NW 5 , <2>
, 1981 , Ancient Monument List Wales , <3>

Events :
42237 : An 125 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1986)
42238 : An 125 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1988)
42239 : An 125 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1992)
42240 : An 125 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1996)
40526 : Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Monument Survey: West Gwynedd/Anglesey (year : 2003)
45013 : Rhyd-y-Groes Repower, Anglesey: Cultural Heritage Assessment. (year : 2014)
40527 : Pan-wales Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Survey: Trial Data Synthesis (year : 2005)
45130 : Proposed Wind Turbine at Nant-y-fran, Cemaes, Isle of Anglesey. Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment. (year : 2016)

Related PRNs : 302474

Compiled date : 16-12-1986


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