Research at Lower Winskill.
Lower Winskill is a focus for research about the environmental and cultural history of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Lower Winskill has led the way in using new scientific techniques to enhance our understanding of this iconic upland landscape.
Lower Winskill peer reviewed research articles
- Tom C. Lord, John A. Thorp and Peter Wilson (2016); A wild boar dominated ungulate assemblage from an early Holocene natural pit fall trap: Cave shaft sediments in northwest England associated with the 9.3 ka BP cold event. The Holocene, Vol. 26 (1), Pages 147-53.
- Phillip J. Murphy, Trevor L. Faulkner, Thomas C. Lord and John Thorp (2015); The caves of Giggleswick Scar - examples of deglacial speleogenesis? Cave and Karst Science, Vol. 42, No. 1, Pages 42 - 53.
- Peter Wilson and Tom Lord (2014); Towards a robust chronology for the northwest England sector of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; North West Geography, Vol. 14, No. 1, Pages 1-11.
- Edwards, C.J., Simon, Y.W., Ho, S.Y.H., Barnett, R., Coxon, P., Bradley, D.G., Lord, T.C. and O'Connor, T. (2013); Continuity of brown bear maternal lineages in northern England through the last glacial period; Quaternary Science Reviews, XXX, Pages 1-9.
- Wilson, P., Lord, T., Schnabel, C. and Vincent, P.J. (2013); Evidence for Holocene erosion at the summit of Ingleborough,Yorkshire Dales, as indicated by cosmogenic (10Be) surface exposure dating; Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol. 59, Part 4, Pages 247-253.
- Peter J. Vincent, Tom C. Lord, Matt W. Telfer and Peter Wilson (2011);
Early Holocene loessic colluviation in northwest England: new evidence for the 8.2 ka event in the terrestrial record?;
Boreas Volume 40, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages: 105-115.
Available here (329Kb .pdf)
- Joyce Lundberg, Tom C. Lord and Phillip J. Murphy (2010); Thermal ionization mass spectrometer U-Th dates on Pleistocene speleothems from Victoria Cave, North Yorkshire, UK: Implications for paleoenvironment and stratigraphy over multiple glacial cycles; Geosphere; August 2010; v. 6; no. 4; p. 379-395; DOI: 10.1130/GES00540.1
- Vincent, P.J., Wilson, P., Lord, T.C., Schnabel, C. and Wilcken, K.M. (2010); Cosmogenic isotope (36Cl) surface exposure dating of the Norber erratics, Yorkshire Dales: further constraints on the timing of the LGM deglaciation in Britain; Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 21 January 2010, 121 (1). pp. 24-31. ISSN 0016-7878.
- Tellfer, M.W., Wilson, P., Lord, T.C., & Vincent, P.J. (2009); New constraints on the age of the last ice-sheet glaciation in north-west England using Optically Stimulated Luminescence dating; Journal of Quaternary Science. Vol. 24 pp. 906-915. ISSN 0267-8179.
- Peter Wilson, Peter J. Vincent, Matt W. Telfer and Tom C. Lord (2008); Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating of loessic sediments and cemented scree in northwest England; The Holocene November 2008 vol. 18 no. 7 1101-1112.
- Lord, T. C., O'Connor, T. P., Siebrandt, D. C. and Jacobi, R. M. (2007); People and large carnivores as biostratinomic agents in Lateglacial cave assemblages; Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 22 pp. 681-694. ISSN 0267-8179.
- Petra Dark, Tom F. G. Higham, Roger Jacobi and Tom C. Lord (2006); New Radiocarbon Accelerator Dates on Artefacts from the Early Mesolithic Site of Star Carr, North Yorkshire; Archaeometry; Volume 48, Issue 1, pages 185-200, February 2006; DOI 10.1111/j.1475-4754.2006.00250.x.
- David A. Hetherington, Tom C. Lord and Roger M. Jacobi (2006); New evidence for the occurrence of Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) in medieval Britain; Journal of Quaternary Science Volume 21, Issue 1, January 2006, Pages: 3-8.
- Murphy, P.J. & Lord T. (2003); Victoria Cave, Yorkshire, UK: new thoughts on an old site; Cave and Karst Science 30, No.2, pp.83-88.
- Murphy, P.J. Lord, T., & Brook, D.B. (2002); The Kingsdale reindeer revisited; Cave and Karst Science 29, No. 2, pp.87-89.
- Pentecost, A., Thorpe, P.M., Harkness, D.D., & Lord, T.C. (1990); Some radiocarbon dates for tufas of the Craven District of Yorkshire; Radiocarbon 32, pp.93-7.
- Pentecost, A. & Lord, T.C. (1988); Postglacial Tufas and Travertines from the Craven District of Yorkshire; Cave Science, 15, No. 1, pp.15-20.
- Sutcliffe, A.J., Lord, T.C., Harmon, R.S., Ivanovich, M., Rae, A., & Hess, J.W. (1985); Wolverine in Northern England at About 83,000 yr B.P.:Faunal Evidence for Climatic Change during Isotope Stage 5; Quaternary Research 24, pp.73-86.
- Gascoyne, M., Currant, A.P., & Lord, T. (1981); Ipswichian fauna of Victoria Cave and the marine palaeoclimatic record; Nature (London) 294, pp.652-654.
Other Publications and Reports on the environmental and cultural history of the Yorkshire Dales National Park
- Tom Lord (2011); The Early Neolithic skeletons from Elbolton Cave, Warfedale: Europe's oldest mummies?; in R.D. Martlew ed. Prehistory in the Yorkshire Dales, recent research and future prospects. PLACE/Yorkshire Dales Landscape Research Trust. pp. 20-21.
- Roger Jacobi and Tom Lord (2011); The earliest humans in the Yorksire Dales National Park; in R.D. Martlew ed. Prehistory in the Yorkshire Dales, recent research and future prospects. PLACE/Yorkshire Dales Landscape Research Trust. pp. 13-17.
- Tom Lord (2010);
Field guide to the Medieval dry stone walled landscape at Winskill in the Yorkshire Dales National Park;
XII International Dry Stone Walling Conference, University of Cumbria.
Available here (998Kb .pdf)
- Peter Wilson, Tom Lord, Peter Vincent, Christoph Schnabel and Klaus Wilcken (2010);
Dating the Norber Erratics;
Earth Heritage, Issue 34, Summer 2010, pp. 8-9.
Available here (240Kb .pdf)
- Tom Lord and Peter Vincent (2009);
Dating the Dales Hay Meadows;
Dales Heritage, Issue 11, p. 10.
Available here (791Kb .pdf)
- Peter Vincent, Tom Lord, Peter Wilson and Matt Telfer (2009);
OSL Sheds New Light on Karst Loess;
Earth Heritage, Issue 33, Winter 2009/2010, pp. 18-19.
Available here (315Kb .pdf)
- Thomas C. Lord (2009);
A Millennium of Farming at Lower Winskill;
North Craven Heritage Trust Journal pp10-12.
Available here (251Kb .pdf)
- Tom Lord (2008);
A unique cultural archive: the medieval dry stone wall landscapes of the Craven uplands (lecture summary);
CNWRS Limestone Landscapes, Lancaster University, 15th Nov 2008
Available here (28.7Kb .pdf)
- Lord, T.C. (2006);
How old are limestone pavements?;
in Re-thinking Craven's Limestone Landscape. North Craven Historical Research Group, First Craven Workshop., pp 47 - 51. Hudson History, Settle, UK.
Available here (848Kb .pdf)
- Jacobi, R.M., Higham, T.F.G., & Lord, T.C. (2006); Improving the chronology of the human occupation of Britain during the Late Glacial; in Street, M, Barton, R.N.E. & Terberger, T. (eds) Humans, environment and chronology of the Late Glacial. Workshop 14 (for Commission XXXII) of the 15th U.I.S.S.P. Congress. Mainz and Bonn: Tagungsbänder des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz.
- Lord, T.C. (2005); Cave Archaeology; in Murphy, P.J. Exploring the Limestone Landscapes of the Three Peaks and Malham, BCRA Cave Studies Series 15, pp.14-16.
- Lord, T.C. (2004); Walls Can Talk; Yorkshire Dales Review 85, pp.4-5.
- Lord, T.C. (2004); Notes on work and discoveries at a number of caves in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to amend and supplement site entries in the YDNPA Historic Environment Record: a report to inform the English Heritage Cave Audit; Settle, Winskill Farm Visitor Centre.
- Lord, T.C. (2004); One on Two, and Two on One: Preliminary results from a survey of dry stone walls on the National Trust Estate at Malham; in White, R. & Wilson, P. eds. Archaeology and Historic Landscapes in the Yorkshire Dales. Yorkshire Archaeological Society Occasional paper No. 2, pp.173-186.
- Lord, T.C. (2003); A Preliminary Reappraisal of the 1933-34 Excavations at Sewell's Cave, Settle; Settle, Winskill Farm Visitor Centre.
- Lord, T.C. (2003); Upper Ribblesdale and Malham Dry Stone Wall History Project; Settle, Winskill Farm Visitor Centre.
- Lord, T.C. (2002); The methodology of the dry stone wall structural and condition survey for the National Trust Estate at Malham; Settle, Winskill Farm Visitor Centre.
- Dearne, M.J. & Lord, T.C. (eds.) (1998); The Romano-British Archaeology of Victoria Cave, Settle, Researches into the site and its artefacts; British Archaeological Reports British Series 273.
- Lord, T.C. (1997); A Biographical Sketch of Joseph Jackson (1816-1886) The First Cave Archaeologist in the Yorkshire Dales; Settle. Lower Winskill Archaeology Centre Occasional Work Notes 4.
- Lord, T.C. (1995); The excavation results within the context of earlier investigations; in Quatermaine, J. Victoria and Albert Caves, North Yorkshire, Archaeological Survey. Lancaster University Archaeological Unit, Lancaster pp.15-22.
- Lord, T.C. (1994); An interim report on the discovery of post-glacial adult and juvenile aurochs, Bos primigenius Bojanus, in a cave shaft on the limestone uplands of Craven in the Yorkshire Dales; Settle, Lower Winskill Archaeology Centre Occasional Work Notes 3.
- Gilkes, J.A. & Lord, T.C. (1993); A Neolithic antler macehead from North End Pot, Ingleton, North Yorkshire; Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society 17, pp.57-59.
- Gilkes, J.A. & Lord, T.C. (1985); A Late Neolithic Crevice Burial from Selside, Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire; Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, 57, pp.1-5.
- Lord, T.C. (1985); Uranium Series dated mammalian faunas from north-west Yorkshire caves: Symposium Abstract; Cave Science 12, No. 1, p.20.
- Sutcliffe, A.J., Lord, T.C., Harmon, R.S., Ivanovich, M., Rae, A., & Hess, J.W. (1984); A Mammalian Fauna of Northern Character in Yorkshire at ca. 83,000 B.P.; Quaternary Newsletter, 43, pp.9-12.
- Mundy, D.J.C. & Lord, T.C. (1982); High Hill and Langcliffe Scar Area, Settle Proc.; Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol. 44, Part 2, Field Guide.