Spurge Hole, Pennard, Swansea

NGR: SS 5468 8730

NPRN: 231732

SMR: 02219W

SAM: -

CCR: 2014-6

Excavation: J.G. Rutter & M. Davies, 1985-86.

Curation: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (91.37H, 92.11H).

Burials: MNI: 2+ (adults).

Finds: None.

Date: Neolithic (1)

14C: 4830 bp (OxA-3815) on human bone.


Aldhouse-Green, S. et al. (1996) Holocene humans from Pontnewydd and Cae Gronw Caves. Antiquity 70: 444-447.

Brassil, K.S. (1994) A Neolithic burial from Spurge Hole, Gower. Archaeologia Cambrensis 143.

Davies, M. (1985) Spurge Hole. William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust Newsletter 46: 1-4.

Davies, M. (1986) Spurge Hole, Southgate. Archaeology in Wales 26: 34.

Davies, M. (1989) Recent advances in cave archaeology in southwest Wales. In Ford, T.D. (ed.) Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 79-91.

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