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Monument record MDR5 - Mesolithic flint scatter, Ormes Moor, Tintwistle

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Full Description

Seven unretouched Mesolithic blades and flakes together with a microlith, a core and two microburins were found scattered on erosion patches in open moorland at Ormes Moor. In the F. Hepworth Collection. (1, 2) Almost entirely black chert, with just a couple of flakes of brown chert. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1991. North Peak ESA: Tintswintle Moor Survey, Interim Report.
  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J J (ed). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales: Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Research Report 20. p 34.
  • <2> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1920. 1920.
  • <3> Article in serial: Radley, J. 1968. 'A Mesolithic structure at Sheldon, with a note on chert as a raw material on Mesolithic sites in the South Pennines', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 88, pp 26-36, plan.



Grid reference SE 025 008 (point) (Approximate)

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  • EDR5085

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Record last edited

Mar 30 2021 12:50PM

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