NGR: SD 7105 7590
NMR: SD77NW 91
SMR: YD 2306
Excavation: J. Thorp, 1986-87.
Curation: T.C. Lord.
Burials: MNI: 5 (3 adults, 2 juveniles)
Finds: Grooved ware Beaker & later Bronze Age pottery; flint knife & scraper; bronze pin; animal bones.
Date: Neolithic (1)
14C: 5040 bp (OxA-14264) on human bone.
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Gilks, J.A. (2001) Further finds of Grooved Ware from Thaw Head Cave, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society 21: 60-62.
Keenan, E.M. (2014) A Tale of Three Caves: Faunal Contextualisation of Mixed Human and Animal Assemblages from the Yorkshire Dales. MSc dissertation, Department of Archaeology, University of York.
Knight, B. (2012) Thaw Head Cave: Taphonomic Investigation of a Microfaunal Assemblage. MA dissertation, Department of Archaeology, University of York.
Leach, S. (2015) Going Underground: an Anthropological and Taphonomic Study of Human Skeletal Remains from Caves and Rock Shelters in Yorkshire. Leeds. Yorkshire Archaeological Society.
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