Falcon Low Cave (Old Park Hill Cave), Waterhouses, Staffordshire


NGR: SK 104 532

NMR: SK 15 SW 70

SMR: 02638, 40044

SAM: -

Excavation: G.T. Emery & E. Mills, 1958; Leek Field Club, 1967.

Curation: Hanley Museum, Stoke-on-Trent.

Burials: MNI: 7 (3 adults, 4 juveniles).

Finds: Flint flakes, Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery, deer antler, animal bones.

Date: : Neolithic or Bronze Age (3)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Anon (1972) Staffordshire Archaeology 1: 22.

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.

Papakonstantinou, N. (2009) Human Skeletal Remains from Neolithic Caves in the Peak District: an Osteoarchaeological and Taphonomic Approach. Unpublished MSc dissertation, Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield.

Trent and Peak Archaeological Trust (1993) Manifold Valley, Staffordshire, Cave Survey. Trent and Peak Archaeological Trust and RCHME.

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