Location

Site Name
Tooth Cave
Parish
Ilston
Gower Region
North/Central 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
Human Remains, Inhumation, Flint Tools, Flint Debitage, Bone, Pottery
Time Period-Culture
Bronze Age
Fauna
Notes

Bibliography

Anon (1962) ‘Welsh potholers find Bronze Age skeletons’, New Scientist, 17 May, p. 330.
Anon (no date) Tooth Cave, Ilston, Swansea, Gazetteer of Caves, Fissures and Rock Shelters in Britain Containing Human Remains. Available at: http://caveburial.ubss.org.uk/wales/toothcave.htm (Accessed: 7 March 2020).
Davies, M. (1989) ‘Recent advances in cave archaeology in southwest Wales’, in Ford, T. (ed.) 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).
Harvey, J. C., Morgan, R. and Webley, D. P. (1967) ‘Tooth Cave, Ilston, Gower. An early Bronze Age occupation.’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, 2, pp. 277–290.
Longworth, I. H. (1984) Collared Urns: Of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland. Cambridge University Press.
Morgan, R. (1962) ‘Tooth Cave, Gower’, South Wales Caving Club Newsletter, pp. 9–10.
Morgan, R. and Harvey, J. C. (1962) ‘Tooth Cave, Gower.’, British Caver, 35, pp. 52–54.
Morgan, R. and Harvey, J. C. (1961) ‘Tooth Cave - Gower’, South Wales Caving Club Newsletter, pp. 5–6.
Oldham, T. (1978) Caves of Gower. Anne Oldham (Privately printed) (Caves and limestones of South Wales). Available at: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Caves-Gower-Tony-Oldham/dp/0904899071 (Accessed: 8 July 2015).
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Price, G. (1984) ‘Llethrid Swallett, Tooth Cave and the caves associated with the Wellhead Resurgence, Gower Peninsula.’, Cerberus Speleological Society Journal, 14, pp. 13–19.
Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales (1976) An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales. Volume I: Pre-Norman Part I. The Stone and Bronze Ages. Cardiff: HMSO. Available at: https://rcahmw.gov.uk/publication/glamorgan-inventory-vol-1-part-1-the-stone-and-bronze-ages-ebook-2/ (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
Valdemar, A. E. (1972) ‘Bibliography of Welsh Cave archaeology and palaeontology.’, Transactions of the Cave Research Group of Great Britain, 14(1), pp. 33–42.
Webley, D. P. (1962) ‘Tooth Cave (recheck title)’, Archaeology in Wales, 5.
Webley, D. P. (1962) ‘Tooth Cave - an Interim Report 1962’, South Wales Caving Club Newsletter, pp. 9–11.

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