Record Details

NHER Number:28389
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic or earlier flint blade


A patinated flint blade of Mesolithic (or earlier) date was found here in 1990. This piece had been reflaked, possible during the Neolithic period.

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Grid Reference:TF 70355 19569
Map Sheet:TF71NW

Full description

1990. Stray Find.
Found in vegetable patch:
Retouched flint blade, deeply patinated, in fine quality brown flint. Ferruginous deposit adhering.
Mesolithic or earlier but reflaked on all edges, possibly in Neolithic period.
Identified by J. Wymer (NLA) 3 December 1990.
W. Milligan (NCM), 7 November 1990.

This site was previously recorded as being in East Walton. Finder has supplied true find spot of Mesolithic to Neolithic blade. There is no explanation of how mistake was made in KLM, as accurate information was furnished by finder at the time.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 June 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC)

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