Neolithic Chambered Cairn
South of Prestatyn, Clwyd OS Map Ref SJ00727247
OS Maps - Landranger 116 (Denbigh & Colwyn Bay), Explorer 264 (Vale of Clwyd)
Photograph taken in 2000. The chamber is the line of stones below the rectangular cattle feeding/watering station.
appears to be little information about this site - it is marked on the OS Map
as a Chambered Cairn, but these descriptions can often be inaccurate. In this
case however the description could be right, in the corner of a field between
two country lanes are what may be the remains of some kind of burial
chamber. It seems to be badly damaged and part of it is now used for the feeding
or watering of stock.
Nearby in this beautiful part of Wales is a cave with evidence of human and animal occupation dating back over 225,000 years with finds of bones of hippos, rhinos and woolly bear as well as human teeth.
Update: March 2008
I've since found out that this site may be more properly titled Tyddyn Bleiddyn and it consists of a single identifiable chamber with stones from another possible chamber nearby.
Glossary Item: Neolithic
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