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Monument record MDR6335 - Flint scatter, north of Balkham Lane, Stony Houghton

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 5015 6665 Stoney Houghton, Flint Rod Microlith. Battered back rod microlith recorded as Mesolithic in date, from above the rock outcrop found from field-walking by L. B. Cooper. (1) SK 5015 6665 Stoney Houghton, Neolithic/Bronze Age Flint Material. Flints collected from field-walking by L. B. Cooper from the edge of the field above a quarried rock outcrop. Possible site of rock shelter. Flint collected from SK 501 666, SK 5015 6665 and SK 5020 6665, and recorded in 1978/9 . These include flakes, blades, waste and some artefacts, and a possible greenstone axe fragment. (1-3) Exact area walked not known, so monument mapped as extent of field on 4th edition OS 25" map; now (2007) a very large field. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2682. 2682.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 3992. 3992.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 3993. 3993.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 5011 6670 (274m by 253m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 5 2017 3:35PM

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