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Find Spot record MDR2809 - Lithic implements, south-west of Greenlow Farm, Aldwark

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Area SK 222579. In 1964, Mr. D.Vallence found in the plough, several Neolithic and early bronze Age flint arrowheads, scrapers and knives. One Neolithic/early Bronze Age petit tranchet derivative grey patina flint, a whitish chert leaf shaped arrowhead and a brown-grey flint, a leaf shaped arrowhead and one grey flint saw blade found in March 1964. One brown translucent knife blade, one brown flint, one white flint saw/blade and one sandy grey chert scraper end, one hollow based arrowhead, a black flint pointed leaf arrowhead and a grey chert horseshoe scraper, all found opposite Greenlow Farm. Below and opposite Greenlow Farm, a brown flint leaf shaped arrowhead was recovered in March 1964. Below Greenlow, a brown cortex flint flaked circular knife found in the plough soil in May 1962 and a grey flake knife found in the plough soils in March 1964. (1,2). Further work by G. Boam revealed more flint artefacts in this area. These included two brown-black flint end scrapers, three black flint waste flakes, five sandy brown flint flakes and one hooked Petit Tranchet Derivative arrowhead. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 06-JUN-66.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0026. 0026. illus.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 2417. 2417. illus.



Grid reference Centred SK 222 578 (340m by 285m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR848

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Record last edited

Aug 29 2007 2:22PM

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