Monument record M4373 - Creswell Crags, Holbeck


SETTLEMENT (Palaeolithic); CAVE (Palaeolithic)


Grid reference SK 53500 74199 (point)
Map sheet SK57SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Holbeck, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Creswell Crags Gorge, Pa environmental and human occupation remains on valley floor and in caves. Whole area scheduled, all except 04373j in SSSI. Access was gained to all the published caves (Derbys and Notts) and excavation was seen to have taken place in each. Finds are held in the BM and Weston Park Museum, Sheffield. (2)
See Derbys SAM 275 for N side of gorge.
See L8691 - L8701 for individual caves and contents, L4373 for cave art.
Grid ref general.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(1), doc 332

<1> Smith K, Little JH & Bishop MW, n.d., The Prehistoric Heritage of the Creswell Area - a strategy for conservation (Unpublished document). SNT34.

<2> Seaman BH, 1965, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1247.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Smith K, Little JH & Bishop MW. n.d.. The Prehistoric Heritage of the Creswell Area - a strategy for conservation.
  • <2> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1965. Pers Comm.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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