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Llanelwedd excavations . . . . .

Llanelwedd Bronze Age cairn under excavation: photo 2696-0987  © CPAT

A talk on recent archaeological excavations in advance of an extension to Llanelwedd Quarry was given by Bill Britnell to an audience of about thirty members of the Builth Wells and District Heritage Society and the mayor of Builth Wells, held on the evening of Thursday 11 June 2009. The talk covered work on a second Bronze Age burial cairn excavated in the autumn of 2008, together with work on a nearby corn-drying kiln dating to perhaps the seventeenth century. At the end of the talk Bill Britnell was presented with a special bound copy of the society’s recent publication – Photographs of Old Builth Wells. A Book of Heritage

Follow this link to find out more about the recent excavation at Llanelwedd.

Bill Britnell, June 2009

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