Find Spot record MDR4246 - Mesolithic flints, Stanage Edge, Outseats

Type and Period (1)

  • (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 249 831. 1 microlith, 2 blades, 2 flakes, etc. found on the southern extremity of Stanage Edge by, and in the possession of J. Radley and others. (Henderson) (1-2) Further finds cetred on SK 249831 include a backed flint knife, waste and a chert artefact, these are now in the Henderson collection in Sheffield City Museum and were found near Overstone Farm in 1943. Also a microlith and a microburin in the Armstrong collection and again stored in SCM. (5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Personal Observation: F1 JB 24-SEP-65.
  • <1> Index: OS. SK 28 SW 42. SK 28 SW 42.
  • <2> Index: Preston, F L. Transcript Hunter Index, 2.
  • <3> Article in serial: Radley, J and Marshall, G. 1963. 'Mesolithic sites in south west Yorkshire', The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 41. 89-91, 97.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J J (ed). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales: Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Research Report 20. p53.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 1645. 1645.



Grid reference Centred SK 249 831 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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  • EDR1370

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Record last edited

Oct 4 2018 10:46AM

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