Ffynnon Beuno Cave, Tremeirchion, Denbighshire

NGR: : SJ 0853 7242

NPRN: 306678

SMR: -

CCR: 909

Excavation: H. Hicks, 1883-85; R. Dinnis, 2011-14.

Curation: Booth Museum, Brighton; University of Edinburgh.

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult).

Finds: Palaeolithic flint artefacts, animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Aldhouse-Green, S., Dinnis, R., Scott, K. & Walker, E. 2015. The nature of human activity at Cae Gwyn and Ffynnon Beuno caves and the dating of prey and predator presences. In Ashton, N. and Harris, C. (eds) No Stone Unturned: Papers in Honour of Roger Jacobi. Lithics Study Society Occasional Paper 9: 77-92.

Conneller, C. & Dinnis, R. (2012) Last Neanderthals; First humans: excavations at Ffynnon Beuno Cave 2011. Archaeology in Wales 51: 23-26.

Davies, M. (1973) Rhinoceros remains in a Flintshire cave. Newsletter of the South Wales Caving Club 72.

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. (2017) Of Neanderthals and modern man. Descent 258: 24-25.

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 (1): 28-34.

Garrod, D.A.E. (1926) The Upper Palaeolithic Age in Britain. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

Hicks, H, (1886) Results of recent researches in some bone-caves in North Wales (Ffynnon Beuno and Cae Gwyn). Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 42: 3–19.

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