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Latitude: 53.073 / 53°4'22"N
Longitude: -3.2134 / 3°12'48"W
OS Eastings: 318801
OS Northings: 353553
OS Grid: SJ188535
Mapcode National: GBR 6W.BKXQ
Mapcode Global: WH77Q.M00Z
Entry Name: Rhos-Ddigre Caves
Source ID: 3435
Cadw Legacy ID: DE119
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument consists of a cave containing archaeological deposits that can date from as early as the palaeolithic period. A cave may have been used for occupation, storage, burial, refuse, or as a temporary shelter. The scheduled site of Rhos-Ddigre Caves consists of 4 caves located in rock outcrops in semi woodland and pasture. 19th century excavations appear to have discovered human remains, animal bones, charcoal and a flint flake.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric settlement, ritual and funerary practices. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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