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Monument record MDR6409 - Mesolithic flint scatters, Gypsyhill Lane, Whitwell

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Two Mesolithic scatters of white patinated flints with mainly 'rod' type microliths were discovered at Whitwell between 1976 and 1978 (see plan). 'A' : SK 509783 (Whitwell GPL1). No further information. 'B' : SK 508780 (Whitwell GPL 2). A multi-phase Mesolithic occupation site situated on a platform in the hillslope above Bondhay Beck. The flint assemblage, which includes microliths, occurs in two concentrations which may be homogeneous. No Neolithic or later artefacts were present. (1)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. pp 25-9.



Grid reference Centred SK 509 782 (200m by 400m) (Centred on)

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Jun 12 2017 4:40PM

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