King Alfrid's Cave, Ebberston & Yedingham, North Yorkshire

NGR: SE 8982 8328


SMR: NY 12437

Excavation: H. Lamplough & J.R. Lidster, 1950-1.

Curation: Batley Museum; Doncaster Museum; Scarborough Museum.

Burials: MNI: 7+ (5 adults, 2 juveniles)

Finds: Grimston Ware pottery; flint artefacts; antler; RB artefacts; post-medieval pottery; animal bones.

Date: Early Neolithic (2)

14C: -


Branigan, K. & Dearne, M.J. (1991) A Gazetteer of Romano-British Cave Sites and their Finds. Department of Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield.

Lamplough, W.H. & Lidster, J.R. (1959) The excavation of King Alfrid's Cave, Ebberston. Transactions of the Scarborough and District Archaeological Society 1: 23-31.

Manby, T.G. (1988) The Neolithic in Eastern Yorkshire. In Manby, T.G. (ed.) Archaeology in East Yorkshire: Essays in Honour of T.C.M. Brewster. Sheffield, Department of Archaeology and Prehistory.

Stickland, H.J. (1952) Yorkshire neolithic burial cave at Ebberston. Archaeology Newsletter 4 (9): 141-142.

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