Location

Site Name
Spurge Hole
Parish
Pennard
Gower Region
South Mid-Gower
Latitude
0
Longitude
0
X
Y
Z
0
OSNG

Identification

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

Description

Discoveries

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

Bibliography

Aldhouse-Green, S., Pettitt, P. and Stringer, C. (1996) ‘Holocene humans at Pontnewydd and Cae Gronw caves’, Antiquity, 70(268), pp. 444–447. doi: 10.1017/S0003598X00083423.
Brassil, K. S. (1994) ‘A Neolithic burial from Spurge Hole, Gower’, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 143.
Davies, M. (1986) ‘Spurge Hole, Southgate’, Archaeology in Wales, 26, p. 34.
Davies, M. (1985) ‘Spurge Hole’, William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust Newsletter, pp. 1–4.
Ford, T. (ed.) (2011) Davies, M. (1989) Recent advances in cave archaeology in southwest Wales in Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press. Available at: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/earth-and-environmental-science/geomorphology-and-physical-geography/limestones-and-caves-wales?format=PB (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
Ford, T. (ed.) (2011) Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press. Available at: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/earth-and-environmental-science/geomorphology-and-physical-geography/limestones-and-caves-wales?format=PB (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
Schulting, R. J. and Richards, M. P. (2002) ‘Finding the coastal Mesolithic in southwest Britain: AMS dates and stable isotope results on human remains from Caldey Island, south Wales’, Antiquity, 76(294), pp. 1011–1025. doi: 10.1017/S0003598X00091821.

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