Gaping Gill, Ingleborough


NGR: SD 751 727

BONES: A) Red deer, black grouse, human fibula mid shaft and possible human rib. B) Cat.

POSITION IN CAVE: A) Main Chamber, top of west slope. B) Wild Cat Rift.

IDENTIFICATION: A) T. Lord/A. Chamberlain. B) Unknown.

LOCATION OF FINDS: A) Human remains at Sheffield University. B) in situ.

NOTES: Radiocarbon date of 4016±51 on deer bone.

REFERENCES:

Beck, H.M. (1984) Gaping Gill 150 years of exploration. London. Robert Hale. p 101.

Cordingley, J.N. (1999) Those Gaping Gill bones. Craven Pothole Club Record 56: 17.

Cordingley, J.N. (2000) Bones lead to survey in Gaping Gill. Descent 156: 10.

Cordingley, J.N. (2001) Progress with the GG Main Chmber survey. Craven Pothole Club Record 62: 36.

Drury, A. (1975) Wild Cat Rift—Gaping Gill. Northern Cave Club Journal "The Caver," 3: 24 & 25.

Hogg, A. (2004) Report on Radiocarbon Age Determination for Wk-12429. Craven Pothole Club Record 73: 16.

Murphy, P.J. (2003) The bones of Gaping Gill. Descent 174: 12.

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