Monument record MDR8815 - Blackwell Dale Cave, Taddington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Natural limestone cave formation. Taddington Dale. Two localities of caves are recorded in literature (SMR 13503 and 13555), but two more rock shelters have been found during this survey. All of the caves in the wood face eastwards and look towards Fin Cop. There is some variation in the height of the caves, with the known archaeological caves sitting at the lowest levels. (1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Holderness, H, Davies, G, Chamberlain, A & Donahue, R (ARCUS). 2006. A Conservation Audit of Archaeological Cave Resources in the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales. ARCUS Research Report 743.b.



Grid reference Centred SK 1325 7274 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3854

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Record last edited

Apr 2 2015 10:32AM

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