Find Spot record MDR11710 - Flint flake, rear of 56 St John's Street, Ashbourne

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A small flint flake, produced by knapping a flint nodule, was recovered from the spoil heap during a watching brief in January 2009. The flake features part of the outer cortex of the nodule and the entire flake had been subject to a 'milky' white patination. The flake can be broadly dated to the later prehistoric period, any time during the Neolithic to Bronze Age periods.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Scurfield, C (CS Archaeology). 2009. Land to the Rear of 56 St John's Street, Ashbourne, Derbyshire: an Archaeological Watching Brief. p 6; Figure 3.

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Location

Grid reference SK 18190 46747 (point)
Civil Parish ASHBOURNE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2016 2:00PM

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