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Barclodiad Y Gawres Cairn

Volume 934: debated on Wednesday 29 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how much public money has been spent on preserving Barclodiad y Gawres Chambered Cairn (SH 328708) during the last 10 years; how many people were admitted to the chamber of the cairn in each of the last 10 years; and how the policy on access has changed during that period.

£2,500 has been spent from public funds on the preservation of Barclodiad y Gawres Chambered Cairn during the last 10 years. No records of admission to this monument are available. Up until April 1977 access to the passage and burial chamber within the cairn was available on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays from June to September, from 2 p.m. till 5 p.m. Since April 1977 access to the passage has been available at all times. Access to the burial chamber has been by application to the local office of Ancient Monuments Branch, Wales, at Caernarfon.