Lady Algetha Cave, Wensley, North Yorkshire

NGR: SE 0902 9113


SMR: NY 15679

Excavation: W. Horne & W.T.O. Powlett, 1880s.

Curation: Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes.

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult)

Finds: Bronze Age pottery; RB pottery; animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


Brook, A. et al. (1988) Northern Caves, Volume 1: Wharfedale and the North-East. Dalesman, Skipton.

Elgee, F. & Elgee, H.W. (1933) Archaeology of Yorkshire.

Horne, W. (1885) On prehistoric remains recently discovered in Wensleydale. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society 9: 175-179.

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

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