Greater Kelcoe Cave, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire


NGR: SD 8101 6465

NMR: SD86SW 2

SMR: YD 3811

Excavation: J. Hartley, 1846; J. Jackson, 1850; Settle Naturalist & Antiquarian Society, 1928-37.

Curation: Craven Museum, Skipton; British Museum, London; T.C. Lord private collection.

Burials: MNI: 4 (3 adults, 1 juvenile)

Finds: Peterborough Ware; RB artefacts; animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -

Bibliography:

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

Jackson, J.W. (1938) Schedule of cave finds (part IV). Caves and Caving 1 4: 127-130.

Leach, S. (2006) Going Underground: an Anthropological and Taphonomic Study of Human Skeletal Remains from Caves and Rock Shelters in Yorkshire. PhD thesis, University of Winchester.

Simpson, E. (1950) The Kelcow Caves, Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Cave Science 2: 258-262.

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