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Gough's Cave

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 15, 2021 11:00 AM History
Gough's Cave is located in Cheddar Gorge. A hominin fossil commonly referred to as "Cheddar Man" was discovered in the cave in 1903.

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A large cave with evidence for prehistoric human activity, including the ritual processing of human bones. The so-called Cheddar Man was discovered in the cave in 1903.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Gough's Cave: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 11 December 2023]

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