Location

Site Name
Foxhole Slade Cave
Parish
Rhossili
Gower Region
South-West Gower
Latitude
0
Longitude
0
X
Y
Z
0
OSNG

Identification

Position

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Entrance

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Entrance Height (m)
0
Entrance Width (m)
0
Type of Cave
Archaeological
Access

Description

Discoveries

Archaeology
Human Remains
Time Period-Culture
Mesolithic, Neolithic
Fauna
Notes

Bibliography

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