Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is a cave system in Torquay, Devon, England. It is notable for its archaeological and geological features. The caves are a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (since 1952) and a Scheduled Ancient Monument (since 1957), and are open to the public.

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Cro-Magnon - Assemblages and Specimens - Kents Cavern
... maxilla (upper jawbone) fragment was discovered in the cavern during a 1927 excavation by the Torquay Natural History Society, and named Kents Cavern 4 ...
Modern History - Kents Cavern in Fiction
... by Julie Reilly was published, which uses Kents Cavern as a principal setting in three different time periods the present, the 24th century and the Mesolithic period ...
History Of Torquay - Early History - Prehistoric Period, Celtic and Roman Periods
... Hand axes found in Kents Cavern date to 450,000 years ago, and a maxilla fragment known as Kents Cavern 4 may be oldest example of a modern human in Europe ... Torquay at some point during this period, leaving offerings at a strange rock formation in Kents Cavern, known as 'The Face' ...

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