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The Gower Peninsular

<b>The Gower Peninsular</b>Posted by RedBrickDreamMaen Ceti © Craig Gurney 15 September 2002
Also known as:
  • Penrhyn Gwyr

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Sites in this group:

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Bacon Hole Cave / Rock Shelter
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Bishopston Valley Promontory Fort
28 posts
The Bulwark Hillfort
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Burry Holms Promontory Fort
14 posts
Burry Standing Stones Standing Stones
7 posts
Caswell Cliff Cliff Fort
17 posts
Cat Hole Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
10 posts
Cefn Bryn (East) Cairn(s)
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Cefn Bryn Great Cairn Cairn(s)
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Cefn Bryn (West) Cairn(s)
14 posts
Cil Ifor Top Hillfort
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Crawley Rocks Promontory Fort
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Foxhole Slade Cave / Rock Shelter
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Hardings Down cairn Cairn(s)
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Hardings Down East Fort Hillfort
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Hardings Down North Enclosure Enclosure
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Hardings Down West Fort Hillfort
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High Pennard Promontory Fort
24 posts
Horse Cliff Fort Cliff Fort
18 posts
The Knave Cliff Fort
6 posts
Knelston Standing Stone / Menhir
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Lethrid Tooth Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
20 posts
Lewes Castle Cliff Fort
28 posts
Llanmadoc Hill Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Llanrhidian Standing Stones
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Longhole Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
58 posts
Maen Ceti Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Maiden Castle (Gower) Promontory Fort
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Mewslade Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
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Mew Slade fort Promontory Fort
Minchin Hole Cave / Rock Shelter
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Nicholaston long cairn Burial Chamber
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North Hill Tor Promontory Fort
Oldwalls Standing Stones
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Old Castle (Rhossili) Cliff Fort
43 posts
Parc Le Breos Long Cairn
34 posts
Paviland Cliff Fort
67 posts
Paviland Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
24 posts
Penmaen Burial Chamber
Pen-y-Crug (Llanrhidian) Round Barrow(s)
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Pen-y-Gaer (Llanrhidian) Enclosure
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Red Chamber East Cave / Rock Shelter
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Red Fescue Hole Cave / Rock Shelter
41 posts
Rhossili Down Cairn(s)
6 posts
Rhossili Down settlement Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Rockrose Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
13 posts
Samson's Jack Standing Stone / Menhir
Spurge Hole Cave / Rock Shelter
Stembridge Camp Promontory Fort
24 posts
Sweyne Howes (north) Chambered Tomb
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Sweyne Howes (south) Chambered Tomb
34 posts
Thurba Camp Cliff Fort
7 posts
Ty'r-coed Standing Stone / Menhir
22 posts
Worm's Head Enclosure

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Carving found in Gower cave could be oldest rock art


An archaeologist believes a wall carving in a south Wales cave could be Britain's oldest example of rock art.

The faint scratchings of a speared reindeer are believed to have been carved by a hunter-gatherer in the Ice Age more than 14,000 years ago... continues...
moss Posted by moss
26th July 2011ce
Edited 27th July 2011ce

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Bone Caves of the Gower


Site devoted to the caves of the peninsula, with a gazetteer of sites.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
30th May 2016ce

Bus Services on the Gower Peninsular


Many thanks to thesweetcheat for this link - am adding as a link because I don't want to lose sight of it (I think my laptop is on the blink).
tjj Posted by tjj
12th October 2012ce

The Gower Peninsula: Standing Stones


A page about standing stones on the Gower, including a small seletion of thumbnails linking to higher resolution images. It's a bit Janet and John, but serves as a good introduction to the area.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
24th March 2003ce
Edited 2nd January 2004ce

Latest posts for the Gower Peninsular

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Maen Ceti (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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12th November 2016ce

Paviland (Cliff Fort) — Images

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10th October 2016ce

Parc Le Breos (Long Cairn) — Fieldnotes

It's been a decade since my first and only time here, and only the fact that the Swaynes howe chambers on Rossilli down were lost in drizzle and low cloud brings me back now. But that's not to say that the place isn't worthy of a second visit, it very much is, just that I was on the Gower trying to get to places I'd neglected on my other trip here.
So with a spare half hour the road sign of Park Le Breos couldn't be ignored.
It was a beautiful day yesterday but today it just rained all the time, which is weird because that was the weather I got ten years ago too, some things never change. The chambered cairn hasn't changed either, it's still crumpled at one corner, still full of water and still it's all to myself. I wondered whether my waiting daughter would mind if I went off looking for the cave, I decided she would mind so I made do with a short walk round it in the woods, peeking through the trees making my own silly Silbury game, coooeee.
postman Posted by postman
11th September 2016ce

Parc Le Breos (Long Cairn) — Images

<b>Parc Le Breos</b>Posted by postman postman Posted by postman
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