Location

Site Name
Bacon Hole
Parish
Pennard
Gower Region
South Mid-Gower
Latitude
Longitude
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Y
Z
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Bacon Hole

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Bacon Hole51.561982, -4.078198Worked ivory and other artefacts. Thought to be location of first cave art in British Isles but since discovered to be natural feature.More information

Identification

Position
Entrance
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Entrance Height (m)
Entrance Width (m)
Type of Cave
Archaeological, Paleontological
Access

Description

Discoveries

Archaeology
Ivory, Pottery
Time Period-Culture
Fauna
Badger - Meles meles, Brown Bear - Ursus arctos, Cave Bear - Ursus spelauys, Fox - Vulpes vulpes, Hyaena - Crocuta crocuta, Polecat - Putorius putorius, Wolf - Canis lupus, Bison - Bison priscus, Red Deer - Cervus elaphus, Reindeer - Rangifer tarundus, Roe Deer - Capreolus capreolus, Soft-nosed Rhinoceros - Rhinoceros hemitoechus, Wild Ox - Bos primegenius, Wild Pig - Sus scrofa, Straight-tucked Elephant - Elephas antiquus, Water Vole - Arvicola amphibius
Notes
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