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)
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.
Personal Observation: F1 BHS 06-JUN-66.
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SK 260 547 (point) (Centre)
HOPTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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