Bart's Shelter, Aldingham, Cumbria

NGR: SD 2780 7210

NMR: SD27SE 83

SMR: C 2307

NCI: 2056

Excavation: D.G. Stables, 1991-1994.

Curation: R. Jacobi.

Burials: MNI: 6+

Finds: : Upper Palaeolithic flint artefacts, Late Bronze Age brooch, worked bones and teeth, animal bones.

Date: Unknown (4)

14C: 7160 bp (OxA-8069) on bone point.


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