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Monument record MDR15608 - Partially excavated cave, Creswell Crags, Holbeck, Nottinghamshire

Type and Period (1)

  • (Unknown date)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Small cave in rock face that has been partially excavated. Both the excavator and the present location of the material are unknown. (1) Evidence of past excavation but no record known. Deposits of Pleistocene date as seen from geological evidence. Small proportion of deposits survive. (2) Excavated cave is in Nottinghamshire, within the boundaries of Creswell Crags. (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 Unpublished document: Smith, K, Little, J & Bishop, M. The prehistoric heritage of the Creswell area, a strategy for conservation.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: Cave, Holbeck (L8696).



Grid reference Centred SK 5347 7414 (6m by 5m)

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:34PM

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