Rawthey Cave, Sedbergh, Cumbria


NGR: SD 718 973

NMR: SD79NW 39

SMR: C 16076; YD 1849

Excavation: A. Goddard & P. Murphy, 1996; A. Chamberlain, 1997.

Curation: A. Goddard; A. Chamberlain.

Burials: MNI: 2+

Finds: : Animal bones.

Date: Bronze Age and Romano-British (1)

14C: 3167 bp (AA-22519); 1865 bp (OxA-7450) on human bone.

Bibliography:

Brook, D. et al. (1994) Northern Caves, Volume 3: The Three Counties System and the North-West. Dalesman, Skipton.

Chamberlain, A.T. et al. (1998) The archaeology of Rawthey Cave, Sedbergh, Cumbria. Archaeology North 14: 11-20.

Goddard, A. (1998) Into the Wolf Den. Descent 142: 20-23.

Hedges, R.E.M. et al. (1998) Radiocarbon dates from the Oxford AMS system: Archaeometry datelist 26. Archaeometry 40: 437-455.

Murphy, P. (1996) Rawthey Cave. Cave and Karst Science 23: 126.

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