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MYNYDD TYNTYLE A
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00045m Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Ystrad Unitary authority : Rhondda, Cynon, Taff NGR : SS9929196312 Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Round cairn Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : A natural knoll with a corner of sandstone bedrock exposed, with other natural blocks. Close to PRN 44m and originally interpreted by OS fieldworkers as a cairn in the same group.
Description : A natural knoll with a corner of sandstone bedrock exposed, with other natural blocks. Close to PRN 44m and originally interpreted by OS fieldworkers as a cairn in the same group. Dimensions: See description. (1953) One of three near-circular turf-covered mounds, sites on a ridge sloping to the NW (RCAHMW lists only two). They are hollowed in the centre and are probably robbed cairns. (A) has an average diameter of 7.2m and is 0.7m high with stones exposed in the centre. (Source 01/03) (1982) The cairns remain generally as described in 1953. 'A' is 6.0m in diameter and 0.4m in height. (Source 04) GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project
01/MM Record Card/OS//1953/SS 99 NE 11/;
02/PM List/RCHM//1976/Glam Invent/No.353;
03/MM Record Card/OS//1978/SS 99 NE 11/;
04/MM Record Card/OS//1982/SS 99 NE 11/
PM Desc Text/Evans EM/2000/GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites Project