Drawings of Lesser Garth Cave, Taffs Well

Administrative / Biographical History

The Lesser Garth Cave (Ogof Tynant) is located north of Radyr on the outskirts of Cardiff. Its entrance is located to the west of the nearby quarry. Neolithic or early Bronze Age artifacts have been found in the Cave indicating a long period of intermittent occupation and use. Archaeological excavations in the cave during 1912, 1922 and 1963-4 have revealed skeletons, pottery fragments and urns in the entrance portal.