NGR: SD 8376 6551
NMR: SD86NW 5
SMR: YD 3777
SAM: NY 324, 13247
Excavation: Settle Cave Exploration Committee, 1871; T. Lord & T.L. Frankland, 1935-1938.
Curation: T.C. Lord; Department of Geology, University of Leicester.
Burials: MNI: 5 (4 adults, 1 juvenile)
Finds: Mesolithic flints; Peterborough Ware, IA and RB artefacts; animal bones.
Date: Neolithic (1)
14C: 4836 bp (OxA-14262) on human bone
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