Whitburn Lizards, Boldon, South Tyneside

NGR: NZ 406 640 (quarried away)

NMR: NZ 46 SW 8

SMR: TW867, TW868

SAM: -

Excavation: 1878.

Curation: Hancock Museum, Newcastle.

Burials: MNI: 7

Finds: Animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Howse, R. (1880) Preliminary notes on the discovery of old sea caves and a raised sea beach at Whitburn Lizards. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland and Durham 7: 361-364.

Jackson, J.W. (1962) Archaeology and Palaeontology. In Cullingford, C.H.D. (ed.) British Caving. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, pp. 252-346.

Mellars, P.A. (1970) An antler harpoon head of 'Obanian' affinities from Whitburn, County Durham. Archaeologica Aeliana 48: 337-346.

Thornborrow, E.L. (1960) The village of Cleadon in the Middle Ages. South Shields Archaeological and Historical Society Proceedings 1 (8): 23.

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