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CEFN MAWR CAIRN (GM581)
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00686w Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Glyncorrwg Unitary authority : Neath Port Talbot NGR : SS8406498604 Site Type (preferred type first) : Bronze Age Cairn Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : A well-marked truncated conical mound. A kidney-shaped hollow has been dug into the centre measuring 4.9m N-S x 3.3m and 0.9m deep. Mainly covered in vegetation, but some stone visible in the hollow, consisting sandstone slabs and blocks <0.3m across.
Description : A well-marked truncated conical mound. A kidney-shaped hollow has been dug into the centre measuring 4.9m N-S x 3.3m and 0.9m deep. Mainly covered in vegetation, but some stone visible in the hollow, consisting sandstone slabs and blocks <0.3m across. 14.5m diameter, c2.0m high GGAT 72 Prehistoric Funerary and Ritual Sites survey 2001.
(1956) A ditchless, grass and turf covered round barrow with a diameter of 14.0m and a height of 2.0m . Some stones are exposed in its sides. It is scooped out on top. (Source 02 ) (1958/1976) On the end of the SW spur of Cefn Mawr, W of Glyncorrwg, at about 402m above OD. It is 14m in diameter, with a hollow 3.4m in diameter and 0.8m deep at the centre. (Source 01 ) (1980) As RCAHM (Source 03 ) (1982) No change, except that recent digging into the sides of the central hollow indicates the core consists of tightly packed stone. (Source 04 )
01/ PM list/ RCAHM/// 1976/ Glam Invent/ p 86 No. 281
02/ MM Record card/ OS/// 1956/ SS 89 NW 2/
03/ MM Record card/ OS/// 1980/ SS 89 NW 2/
04/ MM Record card/ OS/// 1982/ SS 89 NW 2/