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Cheddar Gorge and Gough's Cave

Cave / Rock Shelter


Details of Flint Jack's Cave rock shelter on Pastscape

ST 46355383 [Sic. probably 46355381] Flint Jack's Cave: a rock shelter 50' above the road. Explored 1893, many flint implements, upper Palaeolithic and possibly Creswellian, were found. Two skulls and bones were alledgedly found here: thought to be contemporary with the industry. Finds in the B.M.(British & Mediaeval, and Natural Hist.) and Weston-super-Mare Mus. (1-2) This cave is in the cliff face on the southern side of the Gorge, at ST 4632 5381. Positioned at 1:2500. (3)
Chance Posted by Chance
18th April 2015ce
Edited 3rd April 2016ce

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