Monument record MDR15611 - Partially sealed fissure, Creswell Crags, Holbeck, Nottinghamshire

Type and Period (1)

  • (Upper Palaeolithic to Late Mesolithic - 40000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Partially sealed fissure high in the rock face which was first noted to be eroding bone materal by Armstrong in 1921. (1) Discovered 1979, excavated 1979. Human use (2 artefacts) and animal use in early post-glacial period. Large area of undisturbed deposits survive. Note this information is probably refering to another cave (see (3)). (2) Nottinghamshire County note this as 'Dog Hole Fissure', however this is incorrect as it is confusing the site with either Dog Hole Cave (SMR 34302) or Dog Hole Fissure (SMR 34328) just to the west of Dog Hole Cave. (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> Index: Nottinghamshire County Council. 2015. Nottinghamshire Historic Environment Record monument details full report: Dog Hole Fissure, Holbeck.
  • <3> Personal Observation: Groat, N (Derbyshire County Council). Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 5333 7405 (9m by 6m)

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:34PM

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