Culver Hole (Three Chimneys Cave), Llangynydd, Swansea


NGR: SS 4058 9295

NPRN: 305559

SMR: 00003W

SAM: Gm 87

CCR: 1077

Excavation:J.D. Davies, 1861; H.E. David, 1924; T.K. Penniman, 1931-2.

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (25.221); Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Burials: MNI: 40+

Finds: Middle Bronze Age pottery, bone and flint artefacts, IA & Romano-British artefacts, animal bones.

Date: Middle Bronze Age (4)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Allen, E.E. & Rutter, J.G. (1948) Gower Caves. Welsh Guides, Swansea.

Boon, G.C. (1980) Two Iron-Age glass beads in the National Musuem. Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 29: 745-746.

Branigan, K. & Dearne, M.J. (1991) A Gazetteer of Romano-British Cave Sites and their Finds. Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield.

Buxton, L.H.D. (1932) Report on the human remains from Culver Hole. Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 6 (2): 198-200.

David, H.E. (1924) Culver Hole. Annual Reports of the Royal Institute of South Wales 25-28.

Lethbridge, T.C. (1930) Cave exploration in the Gower Peninsula. Man 30: 40.

Oldham, A.D. (1978) The Caves of Gower. Privately printed.

Penniman, T.K. (1931) Culver Hole Cave, Llangennith, Gower. Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 6 (1): 90-92.

Penniman, T.K. (1932) Culver Hole Cave and vicinity, Llangennith and Llanmadoc, Gower. Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 6 (2): 196-197.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales (1976) An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Glamorgan. Volume I: Pre-Norman Part I. The Stone and Bronze Ages. HMSO, Cardiff.

Savory, H.N. (1958) The late Bronze Age in Wales: some new discoveries and new interpretations. Archaeologia Cambrensis 107: 3-63.

Taylor, M.V. (1935) Roman Britain in 1934. Journal of Roman Studies 25: 201-202.

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