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Find Spot record MDR3353 - Mesolithic site, Griffe Grange, Hopton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Mesolithic flint assemblage with Sauveterrian affinities was collected by the late John Lomas from the surface of a ploughed field that has since been built upon (Hopton Boneworks). The material, including 5 cores, 7 rejuvenation flakes, 20 other flakes and 14 chippings, is in Derby Museum. (1) Mr D Vallence, who also has material from here, indicated the area centred SK 260547. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1963. 'Some Mesolithic Sites in the Peak District and Trent Basin', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 10-23. pp 10-13.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 06-JUN-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1364. 1364.



Grid reference SK 260 547 (point) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR848

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Record last edited

Jan 15 2014 10:20AM

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