Category Excavation

Featured Row – Porlock Common SW

A pair of stones at the north western end of the row. View from the south east (Scale 1m). Porlock Common SW is a double row measuring 28m long, including 11 small-sized stones situated on a gentle west facing slope close to a stone circle. The row is orientated north west to south east and […]

Bancbryn Excavation Report and Guide

The excavation report looking at the work carried out in July 2017 and a guide to the archaeology on Mynydd y Betws is now available on the Dyfed Archaeological Trust website. The excavation report can be found here and the guide here.

Bancbryn Excavation – Draft Report

The excavation trenches. View from north east (Scales 1m and 250mm). A draft report on the excavations at the Bancbryn stone row carried out in July 2017 is now available and can be viewed here. The report will eventually form part of an account of the work carried out on the nearby cairns by Dyfed […]

Bancbryn Excavation

At the start of Day 3. Heavy overnight rain had flooded the excavation trenches. The Bancbryn excavation has so far examined three of the stones in the row. A consistent picture is emerging. All three stones sit within the thin peaty soil on the hillside. It is clear that there are no propping stones and […]

Bancbryn Excavation starts today

An archaeological excavation looking at the Bancbryn stone row starts today. The excavation will examine the stone row and three nearby cairns. The work will last until Friday 21st July and there will be Open Days on the 15th and 16th July.