Cheshire Wood Cave, Waterhouses, Staffordshire


NGR: SK 1132 5330

NMR: SK 15 SW 71

SMR: 02662

SAM: -

Excavation: G.T. Emery & E. Mills, 1959.

Curation: Hanley Museum, Stoke-on-Trent.

Burials: MNI: 4 (2 adults, 2 juveniles).

Finds: Antler tine; chert flake; Grimston Ware pottery; Iron Age and Romano-British pottery; animal bones.

Date: ? Early Neolithic (4)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Branigan, K. & Dearne, M.J. (1991) A Gazetteer of Romano-British Cave Sites and their Finds. Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield.

Emery, G.T. (1962) Excavations in Falcon Low and Cheshire Wood Caves in the Manifold Valley. North Staffordshire Journal of Field Studies 2: 33-36.

Pennington, R. (1877) Notes on the Barrows and Bone-Caves of Derbyshire. With an Account of a Descent into Eldon Hole. Macmillan, London.

Gunstone, A.J.H. (1964) An archaeological gazetteer of Staffordshire. Part I: chance finds and sites excluding barrows and their contents. North Staffordshire Journal of Field Studies 4: 11-45.

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