CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 910 - Twr Gwyn Mawr cairn
Scheduled Ancient Monument MG292(POW)

NGR :- SN91819591 (SN99NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Llanbrynmair
Prefered site type :- Bronze Age - Round barrow (cairn) (Earthwork - Damaged )

Flat topped cairn constructed of large stones on a peat surface. 1.5m high by 26.5m north-west to south-east by 22m wide. Part excavated in 1855. Three cremations and flints found in cist. Boundary fence now cuts across NNW to SSE. Sheepfold against south-east side.

Associated with Carreg Llwyd Bronze Age ritual complex and Blaen y Cwm round cairns. Disturbed condition. Scheduled 20/12/2001. (Cadw 2001)

Sources:-
Brassil, K survey , 1987 , ,
CPAT visit form , 1978 , ,
CPAT archive , 1984 , ,
CPAT visit form , 1998 , Proj 715 ,
CPAT visit form , 1999 , ,
Cadw map , 2001 , MG292(POW) , 1:10000
Cadw map , 2001 , MG292(POW) , 1:2500
Cadw AM107 , 2001 , MG292(POW) , Photos
Cadw AM107 , 2002 , MG292(POW) ,
Davis, D , 1857 , ".. Twr Gwyn Mawn cairn... ", Archaeologia Cambrensis 3 , 301-5 .
Gibson, A M , 1998 , Prehistoric Funerary & Ritual Sites: Upper Severn Valley , CPAT report 277 May 1998 .
Jones, N W & Owen, W G survey , 1999 , , Photograph
Kennedy, A E , 2003 , Glyn Arthur, Llandyrnog - NE/05/4251: Tir Gofal Historic Environment Report - HE2 , CPAT Report 603 December 2003 .
OS map , 1903 , ,
OS record card , 1951 , SN99NW 1 , NGR error
OS form 108 , 1978 , SN99NW 1 ,
OS record card , 1978 , SN99NW 1 , NGR error
Owen, W G survey , 1993 , ,
RCAHM list , 1911 , NO 43 ,

Events:-
Excavation Davis, D / 1855(/ /) -
Visit CPAT / 1978(23/10/1978) -
Evaluation CPAT / 1993(/ /) -
Visit CPAT/AMG / 1998(12/02/1998) - Moorland
Visit CPAT/AMG / 1998(17/03/1998) - Moorland
Survey CPAT / 1999(/ /) -
Visit CPAT / 1999(19/03/1999) - Moorland
Visit Cadw / 2001(18/01/2001) -
Visit Cadw / 2002(31/01/2002) -

Finds:-
0 / Flint / Flake / Bronze Age / / () -

record created 31/12/1980 LS80 - copyright CPAT , last updated 16/07/2004
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004 - as indicated)



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