NGR: ST 5322 4794
NMR: ST 54 NW 18
SMR: S 24330
Excavation: W.B. Dawkins, 1859-74; H.E. Balch, 1904-14; E.J. Mason, 1946-49; G.R. Morgan, 1972; R.M. Jacobi, 1992.
Curation: British Museum, London; Bristol Museum; Taunton Museum; Wells Museum; Wookey Hole Museum.
Burials: MNI: 19
Finds: Romano-British artefacts, animal bones.
Date: Romano-British (2)
Balch, H.E. (1913) Further excavations at the late-Celtic and Romano-British cave-dwelling at Wookey Hole, Somerset. Archaeologia 64: 337-346.
Balch, H.E. (1928) Excavations at Wookey Hole and other Mendip caves 1926-7. Antiquaries Journal 8: 193-210.
Balch, H.E. & Troup, R.D.R. (1911) A late Celtic and Romano-British cave-dwelling at Wookey-Hole, near Wells, Somerset. Archaeologia 62: 565-592.
Branigan, K. & Dearne, M.J. (1990) The Romano-British finds from Wookey Hole: a re-appraisal. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society 134: 57-80.
Branigan, K. & Dearne, M.J. (1991) A Gazetteer of Romano-British Cave Sites and their Finds. Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield.
Dawkins, W.B. (1862) On a hyaena den at Wookey Hole, near Wells. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 18: 115-126.
Dawkins, W.B. (1863) On a hyaena den at Wookey Hole, near Wells. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 19: 260-274.
Dawkins, W.B. (1874) Cave Hunting. London, MacMillan.
Hawkes, C.F.C. (1950) Wookey Hole. Archaeological Journal 107: 92-93.
Hawkes, C.J., Rogers, J.M. & Tratman, E.K. (1979) Romano-British cemetery in the fourth chamber of Wookey Hole Cave, Somerset. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 15 (1): 23-52.
Jacobi, R.M. & Hawkes, C.J. (1993) Archaeological notes: work at the Hyaena Den, Wookey Hole. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 19 (3): 369-371.
Mason, E.J. (1950) Note on recent exploration in Wookey Hole. Archaeological Journal 107: 93-94.
Mason, E.J. (1951) Report of human remains and materials recovered from the River Axe in the Great Cave of Wookey Hole during diving operations from October 1947 to Jan. 1949. Transactions of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society 96: 238-243.
McComb, P. (1989) Upper Palaeolithic Artefacts from Britain and Belgium. An Inventory and Technological Description. British Archaeological Reports International Series 481.
Sanford, W.A. (1870) On the rodentia of the Somerset caves. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 26: 124-131.
Shaw, T.R. (1996) Why some caves become famous - Wookey Hole, England. Cave and Karst Science 23: 17-23.
Stack, M.V. & Coles, S.G. (1983) Concentrations of lead, cadmium, copper and zinc in teeth from a cave used for Romano-British burials: effect of lead contamination. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 16 (3): 193-200.
Tratman, E.K. et al. (1971) The Hyaena Den (Wookey Hole), Mendip Hills, Somerset. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 12 (3): 245-279.
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