NGR: NT 977 370
NMR: NT 93 NE 20
Excavation: C.B. Burgess, 1967-8.
Curation: Newcastle Museum.
Burials: MNI: 5 cremations (4 adults, 1 juvenile).
Finds: Flint flakes and scrapers, Food Vessel pottery, lignite bead.
Date: Early Bronze Age (2)
Burgess, C.B. (1972) Goatscrag: a Bronze Age rock shelter cemetery in North Northumberland, with notes on other rock shelters and crag lines in the region. Archaeologia Aeliana 50: 15-69.
Cowie, T.G. (1978) Bronze Age Food Vessel Urns in Northern Britain. British Archaeological Reports British Series 55. B.A.R., Oxford.
Van Hoek, M.A.M. & Smith, C. (1988) Rock carvings at Goatscrag rock shelters, Northumberland. Archaeologia Aeliana 16: 29-35.
Weyman, J. (1984) The Mesolithic in North-East England. in Miket, R. & Burgess, C. (eds) Between and Beyond the Walls. Donald, Edinburgh, pp. 38-51.
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