Elbolton Pot, Grassington

NGR: SE 007 615

BONES: Bear skeleton (juvenile).

POSITION IN CAVE: In passage rising towards the surface at the base of the first pitch.


LOCATION OF FINDS: Skeleton was at one time exhibited at Cartwright Hall Museum, Bradford.

NOTES: Although Anon (1998) gives Elbolton Cave as the source of the bones, they came from Elbolton pot, as confirmed by the orignal discover (D. Robinson pers comm.). Elbolton Cave is also known as Navvy Noodle Hole (Brook, et al. 1988).


Anon (1998) A Gofer's View. pp 22-24 in: UWFRA. Anytime…Anywhere. The first fifty years of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. UWFRA/Dalesman, Skipton.

Brook, D., Davies, G.M., Long, M.H. & Ryder, P.f. (1988) Northern Caves Volume 1 Wharfedale and the North-East. Skipton. Dalesman.

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