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Find Spot record MDR2959 - Mesolithic flints, north side of Harborough Rocks

Type and Period (1)

  • (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A microlith and a blade core recovered from the slopes below Harborough Rocks. (1) A Mesolithic flint core and a few flakes were picked up by the late John Lomas on the surface of a ploughed field on the northern side of Harborough Rocks. Now in Derby Museum. (2) Derby Museum retain a miscellaneous collection of material found by the late Mr. Lomas but have no precise siting information. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 0424.
  • <2> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1963. 'Some Mesolithic Sites in the Peak District and Trent Basin', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 10-23.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FDC 11-NOV-66.



Grid reference SK 244 556 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1011

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Record last edited

Sep 19 2016 11:44AM

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