added by archaeologs (1886-1957). British archaeologist who made many contributions to the development of archaeology. Like Cyril Fox, Crawford brought a geographical approach to his studies; as Archaeological Officer of the Ordnance Survey, he was largely responsible for the high standard of mapping of archaeological sites in Britain. He made major contributions to the development of aerial photography for archaeological purposes. Another interest was the dissemination of the results of archaeological research to a wider public; in 1927 he founded the journal Antiquity, which he edited until his death in 1957. Creswell. The Creswell Crags group in a limestone gorge in Derbyshire, northern England, includes two caves with Mousterian levels, Robin Hood’s Cave and Pin Hole Cave. In addition, Pin Hole has an early Upper Palaeolithic level and all the caves in the gorge have a late Upper Palaeolithic usually called Creswellian, with some points of similarity to the latest Magdalenian. Two engraved art objects are known, and there are miscellaneous and poorly documented human remains.
The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983