Monument record MDR4273 - Cowper Stone rock shelter, Stanage Edge, Outseats

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 253 831. Sauveterrian flints were documented by the Hunter Archaeological Society as being found on Stanage Edge, in a rock shelter at Cowper Stone. (1) SK 2539 8316. The Sauveterrian flints were recovered by A Henderson before 1974. Mesolithic platformed cores, including flint blades and a saw blade, are documented as being recovered at Cowper Stone Rock Shelter and are now in the Henderson Collection in Sheffield City Museum. (2) SK 2539 8312. Neolithic and Bronze Age flint waste found at Cowper Stone rock shelter by A Henderson. Now held in the Henderson Collection at Sheffield City Museum. (3) Mesolithic flints, microliths and other finds made of chert and stone. Found in rock shelter. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Wheeler, H (ed). 1978. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin No. 12. 12. p. 3.
  • <2> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1660. 1660.
  • <3> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1661. 1661.
  • <4> Index: South Yorkshire County Council. Outseats sites and finds, County Ancient Monuments and Sites Record.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2537 8317 (32m by 33m) (Centre)
Civil Parish OUTSEATS, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 3:00PM

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