Location

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

Identification

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

Description

Discoveries

Archaeology
Flint Tools, Flint Debitage, Bone, Iron
Time Period-Culture
Fauna
Notes

Bibliography

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Falconer, H. (1860) ‘On the Ossiferous Caves of the Peninsula of Gower, in Glamorganshire, South Wales: With an Appendix, on a Raised Beach in Mewslade Bay, and the Occurrence of the Boulder-clay on Cefn-y-bryn; by J. Prestwich, Esq., F.R.S., Treas. G.S.’, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, 16(1–2), pp. 487–491. doi: 10.1144/GSL.JGS.1860.016.01-02.66.
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Schulting, R. (2009) ‘Worm’s Head, Caldey Island (south Wales, UK) and the question of Mesolithic territories’, in McCartan, S. B. et al. (eds) Mesolithic Horizons. Oxford: Oxbow, pp. 355–361. Available at: https://www.academia.edu/5031682/Worms_Head_Caldey_Island_south_Wales_UK_and_the_question_of_Mesolithic_territories (Accessed: 17 February 2016).
Schulting, R. (2016) ‘Holes in the world: the use of caves for burial in the Mesolithic’, Mesolithic Burials – Rites, Symbols and Social Organisation of Early Postglacial Communities, pp. 555–568. Available at: https://www.academia.edu/34761578/Holes_in_the_world_the_use_of_caves_for_burial_in_the_Mesolithic (Accessed: 27 February 2020).

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