Children from Llangattock School were entertained with stories of ancient tombs and skeletons on a visit to the village recreation ground today. Their unusual lesson was delivered by Richard Lewis of Black Mountains Archaeology, who has been at the park investigating the route of a new accessible path being built close to the Garn Goch Scheduled Ancient Monument. The children were invited by the Council to find out more about Garn Goch, a burial chamber which Richard Lewis said could be as much as 6,500 years old. He explained that it might still contain ancient bones, which would have been placed there and brought out on special occasions by Stone Age for Bronze Age residents. No significant finds were made during the path survey, but the children were shown a range of finds from similar burial chambers. Mr Lewis said he hoped funding could be found for a more extensive exploration involving local people in future.

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