Fox Holes Cave, Clapdale, North Yorkshire

NGR: SD 7566 7147


SMR: YD 3693

Excavation: 1913-1914

Curation: Ingleborough Cave Museum; T.C. Lord private collection

Burials: MNI: 2 (adults)

Finds: Neolithic pottery, leaf-shaped and barbed and tanged arrowheads, flint and chert flakes, bone pins, animal bones.

Date: Neolithic or BA (4)

14C: -


Brodrick, H. (1924) Fox Holes, Clapdale - a rock shelter. Yorkshire Ramblers Club Journal 5: 112-116.

Cordingley, J.N. (in preparation) Fifteen years of digging at Foxholes. Journal of the North Pennine Club.

Jackson, J.W. (1914) Holocene mollusca from Clapham, Yorkshire. The Naturalist: 121-122.

Leach, S. (2006) Going Underground: an Anthropological and Taphonomic Study of Human Skeletal Remains from Caves and Rock Shelters in Yorkshire. PhD thesis, University of Winchester.

Yalden, D. (1999) The History of British Mammals. Poyser, London

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