gMttafltojjia €nmbmxm. FIFTH SERIFS.—VOL. XI, NO. XLL JANUARY 1894. DISCOVERY OP A MEGALITHIC SEPULCHRAL CHAMBER ON THE PENMAEN BURROWS, GOWER, GLAMORGANSHIRE. BY COLONEL W. L. MORGAN, R.E. On the Penmaen Burrows, near Swansea, a large stone, half buried in blown sand, and supported at one end on a smaller one, has often excited the curiosity of anti¬ quaries who may have visited the remains of the ruined church of Penmaen,1 which was besanded in the fifteenth century. Not only from the fact that the stones had been evidently placed here by the hand of man, but, since they are composed of old red sandstone conglomerate, and are lying above the mountain lime¬ stone, it follows they must have been dragged up from the bed of the little rivulet below, where the outcrop of this conglomerate is visible. After the completion of the excavation of Penmaen Church, some thirty years ago, the Rev. E. James, the Rector, and the late Mr. MatthewMoggridge determined to commence work round this stone, but for some reason discontinued it after the first day. Miss Bostock (and her nephew), who lived near, attempted it again some twelve years back, and cleared the capstone and two uprights ; but after carting away a great quantity of 1 Arch. Camb., Ser. Ill, vol. vii, p. 362, and Ser. V, vol. viii, p. 161. OTU SHU,, VO&. XI, 1