Ogof Rhiwledyn Cave (North Face Cave), Llandudno, Conwy


NGR: SH 8153 8269

NPRN: 307851

SMR: 5067

CCR: 2014-15

Excavation: J. Blore, 1962-76.

Curation: Great Orme Mines.

Burials: MNI: : 4 (1 adult, 3 juveniles).

Finds: Amber bead, stone, bone and antler tools, animal bones.

Date: Bronze Age (1)

14C: 3065bp (SUERC-62072) on human bone.

Bibliography:

Blore, J. (2012) Archaeological excavations at North Face Cave, Little Ormes Head, Gwynedd, 1962-1976. (Updated 2012). Available at: https://independent.academia.edu/JohnBlore

Blore, J.D. (2017) Radiocarbon Date for the Human Remains from North Face Cave, Little Orme’s Head, Gwynedd. Available at: https://independent.academia.edu/JohnBlore

Davies, M. (1973) Ogof Rhiwledyn, Little Orme. Archaeology in Wales 13: 15.

Davies, M. (1974) Human remains found in Little Orme Cave. Descent 27.

Davies, M. (1989) Cave archaeology in North Wales. In Ford, T.D. (ed.) Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 92-101.

Davies, M. (1989) Cave archaeology in North Wales. In Ford, T.D. (ed.) Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 92-101.

Dinnis, R. & Ebbs, C. (2013) Cave deposits of North Wales: some comments on their archaeological importance and an inventory of sites of potential interest. Cave and Karst Science 40: 28-34.

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