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Monument record MDR5277 - Mesolithic site 4, Ouzle Bank Cottage, Unstone

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Full Description

A quantity of Mesolithic flint, including blades, scrapers, flakes and points, was recovered from Field 14, NDAT site 4, by the Old Dronfield Society in 1977. (1) Fieldwalking by the Old Dronfield Society for the North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust was carried out in several fields along a ridge at Unstone which commands a wide view over a broad valley. Six sites were located on the ridge, with site 4, near Ouzle Bank Cottage, being characterised by an artefact scatter but with no marked concentration likely to indicate a centre of settlement. The field produced Wolds flint and translucent brown flint, thought to indicate a mixture of Early and Late Mesolithic activity. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3630. 3630.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. pp 9-10; 30-31.



Grid reference Centred SK 3634 7675 (100m by 91m) (Centre)

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Dec 13 2016 10:32AM

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