Wales dating in wales
The separate components were prepared on dry land and brought into the wet area.
The rails (long poles) were laid end to end and secured by sharpened pegs driven slantwise into the ground on either side.
Dairy products and wool were important secondary products.In many of these tombs the bones of large numbers of people have been found, some of the bones are in disorder as if they were put in the tombs after the bodies had decayed.At some sites archaeologists have found evidence that bodies were laid out in special enclosures, and later the bones were gathered up and put in the tomb along with those of relatives who had died years before.They are all different in plan, but can be paralleled among the tombs of Breconshire., which in north Wales probably belong to the Middle Neolithic.
This region is generally seen as a secondary centre of farming, having been opened up at a later date than the coastal areas such as Anglesey.
The largest prehistoric monument in Wales is Gop Cairn, near Trelawnyd, Flintshire.