Ravencliffe Cave, Great Longstone, Derbyshire


NGR: SK 1739 7356

NMR: SK 17 SE 2

SMR: 6405 to 6410

SAM: -

Excavation: W. Storrs Fox, 1902-10; 1927-28.

Curation: British Museum; Buxton Museum; Derby Museum; Manchester Museum.

Burials: MNI: 20+

Finds: Two polished stone axes, flint flakes and scrapers, Peterborough ware, Late Bronze Age pottery, leaf shaped arrowhead; Romano-British artefacts.

Date: Later Neolithic (2)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Brailsford, J.W. (1957) Later prehistoric cave-dwellings of Derbyshire as represented by material in the British Museum. Derbyshire Archaeological Journal 77: 54-56.

Bramwell, D. (1973) Archaeology in the Peak District. Moorland Publishing Co.

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

Challis, A.J. and Harding, D.W. (1975) Later Prehistory from the Trent to the Tyne. British Archaeological Reports, British Series 20. B.A.R., Oxford.

Gibson, A.M. (1982) Beaker domestic sites: a study of the domestic pottery of the late third and early second millenia B.C. in the British Isles. British Archaeological Reports British Series 107. B.A.R., Oxford.

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Harrison, C.J.O. (1980) A re-examination of British Devensian and earlier Holocene bird bones in the British Museum (Natural History). Journal of Archaeological Science 7: 53-68.

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