Cerrig Y Gof, nr Newport Pembs.

Bronze Age burial tomb.

Hidden in a field some mile and a half west along the A487 from Newport towards Fishguard is Cerrig Y Gof. The tomb lies just inside a gate a few meters from the road.

Cerig Y Gof Bronze age tomb

The site is on private land but can be viewed from the gate. Consisting of five cists (small oval burial chambers) made from stone it is one of north Pembrokeshire's lesser known ancient monuments.
The main five cists are laid out in a semi circular pattern with each cist facing a different direction. One of the outer lying stones has a possible cup mark carved in to it.
Various finds have been recorded from the site including black sea pebbles, pottery and some particles of bone.

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Directions:
From Newport, head west along the A487. After approximately 1.5 miles you will go down a dip. At the base of the dip there is a gate on your right. Cerrig Y Gof is in the field behind this gate.

Map showing location of Cerrig Y Gof burial tomb, nr Newport Pembrokeshire.
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External links
TheModernAntiquarian.co.uk - Gallery of Cerrig Y Gof photographs..external link
Megalithic.co.uk - Cerrig Y Gof article..external link



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