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Ogof Darren Cilau cave

Cave / Rock Shelter

Nearest Town:Brynmawr (4km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SO20511530 / Sheet: 161
Latitude:51° 49' 48.54" N
Longitude:   3° 9' 13.18" W

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Cave in cliffs on the northern slopes of Twr Pen-cyrn, with evidence of possible paleolithic use. Info from Coflein:

Eight bones apparently associated with 2 large fragments of antler excavated from the cave by J. Ellwood in 1818. All upper palaeolithic in form and possibly indicating a settlement site. There has been some damage by cavers. Notes from an Ordnance Survey record card, 1980.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
10th January 2011ce