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Monument record MDR15607 - Creswell Quarry Cave, Creswell Crags, Holbeck, Nottingshamshire

Type and Period (1)

  • (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The cave was discovered during quarrying operations in the 1870s. The deposit presently occupying the cave is sterile, but geophysical work shows that the cave continues towards the south face of Creswell Crags and may open onto it. (1) Discovered during quarrying in 1873. Archaeological status unknown. Partially destroyed, deposits survive in remaining part. (2) Cave or natural feature in Nottinghamshire county. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Jenkinson, R. 1978. The archaeological caves and rock shelters in the Creswell Crags area, Creswell Crags Visitor Centre research report No. 1.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Smith, K, Little, J & Bishop, M. The prehistoric heritage of the Creswell area, a strategy for conservation.
  • <3> Index: Nottinghamshire County Council. 2015. Nottinghamshire Historic Environment Record monument details full report: Creswell Quarry Cave, Holbeck (L8697).



Grid reference Centred SK 5351 7403 (28m by 32m)

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:34PM

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