0708: cave
La Secada 30T 452423 4797825 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: A) Altitude 188m
Length 10m
Area position

Updated 27th October 2001; 21st December 2008; 25th September 2012; 22nd May 2014

The higher and more westerly of 2 caves on the cliff line behind the barn. A climb up to a 3m high entrance and chamber, with smaller passages at the back. It contained fragments of prehistoric pottery which are discussed in Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter et al, 2001. In 2012, the entrance chamber was found to have the floor covered with tiny bones, presumably the remains of birds meals or pellets.

References: anon., 1988 (logbook); anon., 1989 (logbook); material in file; Smith P, 1995 (survey and photo); Smith Peter and Ruiz Cobo Jesús, 1999; Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter et al, 2001 (includes line drawing of one potsherd); Ruiz Cobo Jesús et al, 2008 (survey). [Some of the references to site 708 in this volume actually refer to site 709]; anon., 2012d (summer logbook); anon., 2014b (Easter logbook)
Entrance picture : both sites 0708 and 0709 : looking out
Underground picture(s):
Detailed Survey : 1:500 with site 709
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file :