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OGOF Y PEBYLL BONE CAVE
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00384m Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Pencoed Unitary authority : Bridgend NGR : SS95108074 Site Type (preferred type first) : Unknown Cave Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : Cave entrance faces SE and is 1.4m high x 1.4m wide, the passage from it becoming very narrow & blocked after 11m. See also PRNs 01648m, 04210m and 04211m. Flint flakes and mammalian fauna assemblage recovered from early explorations.
Description : Cave entrance faces SE & is 1.4m high x 1.4m wide, the passage from it becoming very narrow & blocked after 11m. Some flint flakes were found in early exploration. Teeth of "hyena, wolf, fox, hare, rabbit, sheep bones, teeth of cow, one deer's tooth, and many mouse, rat, hedgehog and bat". Also BA arrowhead found, given own PRN (1648M).
01/PM List/RCHM/1976/Glam Invent/Vol1 No18
02/PM Desc Text/Evans CJO/1944/Glam Hist & Topography/p291
08/PM List/NCC/1979/Stat Sites Nat Parks 1949 Mid Glam p8,18 Map
09/MM Record Card/OS//1981/SS 98 SE 4/
07/PH Desc Text/Stone/1884/Trans Cardiff Natur Soc Vol16 pp66-7
04/AP Oblique/West Air/1977/24099
03/MM Record Card/OS/1956/SS 98 SE 4
05/MM Record Card/OS/1976/SS 98 SE 4
06/MM Note/UCC Archaeol Soc/1975/M4 Survey
10/PM List/Cadw/1989/SAM Lists
Events : E000180 : OGOF Y PEBYLL BONE CAVE, UNSPECIFIED EXCAVATION, 1883 (year : 1883)