Monument record MDR24 - Mesolithic flint scatter, Red Ratcher, Tintwistle

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Full Description

Mesolithic flint 40% black chert microliths in erosion patches found at SE059 033. Artefacts retained by finder. (1) Micro and blade cores and other worked pieces found (now SMR 14267) Microlith in John Murray collection reported from general area SE 056 037 (now SMR 14266). (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1925. 1925.
  • <2> Article in serial: Radley, J. 1968. 'A Mesolithic structure at Sheldon, with a note on chert as a raw material on Mesolithic sites in the South Pennines', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 88, pp 26-36, plan.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J J (ed). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales: Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Research Report 20. p 34.



Grid reference Centred SE 056 027 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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May 26 2015 3:47PM

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