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Dead Man's Cave

Cave / Rock Shelter

<b>Dead Man's Cave</b>Posted by stubobImage © Neil Revill
Also known as:
  • Anston Woods Cave

Nearest Town:Worksop (8km ESE)
OS Ref (GB):   SK5276483527 / Sheets: 111, 120
Latitude:53° 20' 44.33" N
Longitude:   1° 12' 26.44" W

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A fissure cave2.5m wide and 1.5m high; leading
via a narrow passage to a chamber 4.5m long by 3m wide.
Partial excavations were carried out in the late 60's early 70's and revealed Roman artefacts and also material dating from the Later
Upper Palaeolithic, an antler from this level revealed a carbon date of 9830BP.
stubob Posted by stubob
4th April 2009ce