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Find Spot record MDR2202 - Microliths and flint flakes, Derwent Edge, Derwent

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Mesolithic - 7000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK: 195 891 (= SK 198 910): Derwent Edge, Microliths and flint flakes: Microliths and three flint flakes found under peat on Derwent Edge. Artefacts found between 1000 and 1700ft.O.D. belong almost exclusively to the Azilio - Tardenoisian culture and are scattered, most plentifully on Derwent Edge (1) Derwent Edge, a mile long ridge of outcrop rock, was perambulated; only one flint flake was found at approximately SK 196895. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1a> Article in serial: Proc. Sorby Scient. Soc. 1929.
  • <1> Index:
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 27-SEP-65.



Grid reference Centred SK 196 895 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1442

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Record last edited

Apr 16 2015 3:22PM

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