NGR: SD 9517 6890
NMR: SD96NE 1
SMR: YD 4015
SAM: NY 296
Excavation: Jackson, 1850s; H. Denny, 1858; J. Farrer, 1863; Poulton, 1881
Curation: British Museum, London; Craven Museum, Skipton; Leeds City Museum; Dept. of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge
Burials: MNI: 3+ (2 adults, 1 juvenile)
Finds: Pottery, flint artefacts, RB artefacts, animal bones.
Date: ?Neolithic (3)
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