NGR: SD 8384 6505
NMR: SD 86 NW 6
SMR: YD 3778
Excavation: J. Jackson, 1840-1860; Settle Cave Exploration Committee, 1870-1878; T. Lord, 1937-39.
Curation: British Museum, London; Leeds City Museum; Bolton Museum; Manchester Museum; T.C. Lord private collection.
Burials: MNI: 2 (1 adult, 1 juvenile)
Finds: Flint flakes; Bronze Age pottery; bone harpoon; antler rod; Romano-British artefacts; animal bones.
Date: Unknown (4)
Busk, G. (1874) Notice of a human fibula of unusual form, discovered in the Victoria Cave, near Settle, in Yorkshire. The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 3: 392-395.
Dawkins, W.B. (1872) Report on the results obtained by the Settle Cave Exploration Committee out of Victoria Cave 1870. The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 1: 60-70.
Dawkins, W.B. (1874) Cave Hunting. MacMillan, London.
Dearne, M.J. (2002) Some 'rediscovered' Roman finds from Aldborough and Victoria Cave, Settle. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 74: 135–150.
Dearne, M.J. & Lord, T.C. (1998) The Romano-British Archaeology of Victoria Cave, Settle. Researches into the Site and its Artefacts. British Archaeological Reports, British Series 273.
Denny, H. (1859) On the geological and archaeological contents of the Victoria and Dowkabottom Caves in Craven. Proceedings of the Geological and Polytechnic Society of the West Riding of Yorkshire 4: 45-74.
Gascoyne, M., Currant, A.P. & Lord, T.C. (1981) Ipswichian fauna of Victoria Cave and the marine palaeoclimatic record. Nature 294: 652-4.
Jackson, J.W. (1945) A lance point of Upper Palaeolithic type from Victoria Cave, Settle, Yorkshire. Antiquaries Journal 25: 147-8.
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.
Lord, T.C., O'Connor, T.P., Siebrandt, D.C. and Jacobi, R.M. (2007) People and large carnivores as biostratinomic agents in Lateglacial cave assemblages. Journal of Quaternary Science 22: 681-694.
Murphy, P. & Lord, T.C. (2003) Victoria Cave, Yorkshire, UK: new thoughts on an old site. Cave and Karst Science 30 (2): 83–88.
Quartermaine, J. (1995) Victoria and Albert Caves, North Yorkshire. Archaeological Survey. Lancaster University Archaeological Unit, Lancaster.
Smith, C.R. & Jackson, J. (1842) Roman remains discovered in the caves near Settle in Yorkshire. Archaeologia 29: 384-385.
Smith, H.E. (1865) The limestone caves of Craven and their ancient inhabitants. Transactions of the Historical Society of Lancashire and Cheshire 5: 199-230.
Tiddeman, R.H. (1872) Discovery of extinct mammals in the Victoria Cave, Settle. Nature 7: 127-8.
Tiddeman, R.H. (1875) The works and problems of the Victoria Cave exploration. Proceedings of the Geological and Polytechnic Society of the West Riding of Yorkshire 6: 77-92.
Tiddeman, R.H. (1875-9) Second ..... to..... Sixth report of the committee appointed for the purpose of assisting in the exploration of the Settle Caves (Victoria Cave). Reports of the Meetings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
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