Tom Bell's Cave, Heptonstall, West Yorkshire

NGR: SD 9786 2906

NMR: SD 92 NE 27

SMR: -

SAM: -

Excavation: 1899.

Curation: Skull now lost.

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult).

Finds: Animal bones: rhinoceros skull and hare vertebra.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Gilks, J.A. (1993) The human skull from Tom Bell's Cave, Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire and its relative date. Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society 17: 60-62.

Heginbottom, J.A. & Gilks, J.A. (1989) A note on the history and archaeology of Tom Bell's Cave, Hardcastle Crags. Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society 1-6.

Kendall, H.P. (1902) Tom Bell's Cave: a Heptonstall legend. Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society.

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