Ogof Ffynnon Ddu (Rhongyr Uchaf), Tawe-uchaf, Powys

NGR: SN 8480 1530


SMR: 786

CCR: 304

Excavation: SWCC, 1946.

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (89.26 H).

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult).

Finds: Flint core and flake, animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Charity, R.A.P. & Christopher, N.S.J. (1977) The stratigraphy and structure of the Ogof Ffynnon Ddu area. Transactions of the British Cave Research Association 4: 403-416.

Davies, M. (1980) A new interpretation of the 1946 human skeleton from Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. South Wales Caving Club Newsletter 92: 19-20.

Davies, M. (1991) A review of archaeological caves in Brecknock. South Wales Caving Club Newsletter 109: 51-54.

Davies, M. (1995) A fresh examination of the Ogof Ffynnon Ddu bones. South Wales Caving Club Newsletter 115: 4-6.

Glennie, E.A. (1950) Further notes on Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. Transactions of the Cave Research Group of Great Britain 1 (3): 1-47.

Mason, E.J. & West, C.M. (1950) Report on human skeleton discovered on 4 August 1946 in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu at Rhongyr Uchaf, Swansea Valley. Cardiff Naturalists Society Reports and Transactions 79: 55-62.

Smart, P.L. & Christopher, N.S.J. (1989) Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. In Ford, T.D. (ed.) Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 177-189.

Stratford, T. (1986) Caves of South Wales. 3rd edition. Cordee, Leicester.

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