Location

Site Name
Worms Head Cave - Lower
Parish
Rhossili
Gower Region
South-West Gower
Latitude
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Longitude
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Y
Z
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OSNG

Identification

Position

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Entrance

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

Description

Discoveries

Archaeology
Time Period-Culture
Fauna
Notes

Bibliography

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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).
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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (1976). 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).

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