Lower Attermire Cave (Horseshoe Cave), Settle, North Yorkshire

NGR: SD 842 642

NMR: SD86SW 13

SMR: YD 3822

Excavation: W.B. Dawkins, 1870s; J. Simpson, 1930; T. Lord, 1931-1950s.

Curation: Leeds City Museum; T.C. Lord.

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult)

Finds: Flint artefacts, Neolithic (Peterborough ware) pottery, IA & RB artefacts, animal bones.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -


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