Fairy Holes, Bowland-with-Leagram, Lancashire


NGR: SD 6553 4678

NMR: SD64NE 1

SMR: -

Excavation: R.C. Musson, 1946; R. Peterson, 2013.

Curation: Clitheroe Castle Museum and University of Central Lancashire.

Burials: MNI: 2 (cremated bone, 1 adult, 1 juvenile).

Finds: : Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age pottery, flint and chert artefacts, iron artefacts, animal bone.

Date: Early Bronze Age (2)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Gilks, J.A. (1983) A note on the collared urn from Fairy Holes cave, Whitewell, Lancashire. Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society 82: 188-193.

Musson, R.C. (1947) A Bronze Age cave site in the Little Bolland area of Lancashire. Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society 59: 161-170.

Peterson, R. (2013) Excavations at Fairy Holes Caves, Whitewell, Lancashire, 2013. University of Central Lancashire, unpublished interim report.

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