Corby's Crags rock shelter (Edlingham)
A natural rock outcrop overlies a rock shelter that contains evidence of prehistoric activity. An excavation there in 1975 discovered Mesolithic flints and an Early Bronze Age cremation in a pottery vessel. In addition the upper surface of the shelter is decorated with a carved basin and a groove, markings that are probably associated with nearby cup and ring marked stones. The shelter also seems to have been used in more recent times as post-medieval clay pipes, glass, pieces of iron and ledges carved in the rock were also found.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.
Source of Reference
Local History of Edlingham