Find Spot record MDR2442 - Mesolithic flint and chert, Ridgewalk Moor, Hope Woodlands

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Mesolithic - 7000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 132 951: Ridgewalk Moor, Mesolithic Flint and Chert: A mesolithic chert site on Ridgewalk Moor at 1,525 ft. (SK 132951) has been discovered by Mr. F. Hepworth, but the only tools found so far are two round scrapers. (1) No further information obtained. The area is under deep peat. Mr. Hepworth was not traced. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Radley, J. 1963. 'Recent prehistoric finds in the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83. p97.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 FRH 10-SEP-65.
  • <3> Article in serial: Radley, J.. 1964. Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Surface sites in South Yorkshire THAS 1964. Volume 9.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 1346.. 1346.



Grid reference Centred SK 132 951 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR977

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2015 12:56PM

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