NGR: SD 2671 7483
NMR: SD27SE 65
SMR: C 2366
Excavation: E.G. Holland, 1958.
Curation: Barrow Museum.
Burials: MNI: 8 (3 adults, 5 juveniles)
Finds: : Collared Urn, stone knife, bone pin, animal bones.
Date: Mesolithic, Neolithic and Early Bronze Age (1)
14C: Early Bronze Age dates on human bone.
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Smith, I. (2012). Radio-carbon dating of bones from caves in Furness. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Newsletter 70: 6.
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