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Carreg Coetan burial chamber. - geograph.org.uk - 1044642.jpg

Carreg Coetan Arthur is the name of a neolithic dolmen near Newport in North Pembrokeshire, Wales.[1]

Carreg Coetan Arthur dates from around 3000 BC and is the remains of a Neolithic burial chamber (also known as a quoit).

The remains consist of a 4 metre long capstone on smaller supporting rocks. It would have originally been earth covered but this has eroded away.

The site is managed by Cadw and it is a scheduled ancient monument.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cope, Julian (1998). The Modern Antiquarian: A Pre-millennial Odyssey Through Megalithic Britain : Including a Gazetteer to Over 300 Prehistoric Sites. Thorsons Pub. p. 293. ISBN 978-0-7225-3599-8. 

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Coordinates: 52°1′6″N 4°49′38″W / 52.01833°N 4.82722°W / 52.01833; -4.82722


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