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Site record MDR374 - Lismore Fields Mesolithic and Neolithic Settlement, Lismore Park, Buxton

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SK 0510 7315. Lismore Fields, Mesolithic Settlement. (1) Later Mesolithic flint knapping debris and a possible structure were also excavated. (2) Barnatt's review of the radiocarbon evidence at Lismore Fields includes a suggestion that the semi-circular slot-trench structures are much later, and that any charcoal is residual. (3) A single broken mesolithic or early neolithic flintv blade unearthered to the rear of a house in 2010. <4>

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Unpublished document: 1986. Lismore Field, Buxton: 1985 Summary Report.
  • --- Unpublished document: Jones, G. Charred Plant Remains from the Neolithic Settlement at Lismore Fields Buxton.
  • --- Article in serial: Davies, S. 2009. The Early Neolithic Longhouses at Lismore Fields, Buxton: A Digital Landscape Modelling Analysis.
  • <1> Personal Observation: Pers. Observ.: Barrett, D..
  • <2> Article in serial: Garton, D. 1987. Current Archaeology, 103. Part no. 103, pp 250-253.
  • <3> Article in serial: Barnatt, J (PPJPB). 1995. 'Neolithic and Bronze Age radiocarbon dates from the Peak District: a review', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol 115, pp 5-19.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Chatterton, R (ARS Ltd). 2010. 15 Lismore Park, Buxton, Derbyshire: Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief.



Grid reference Centred SK 05045 73176 (255m by 221m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (3)

  • EDR4641
  • EDR2463
  • EDR1836

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Jul 12 2020 10:47AM

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