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Monument record MDR651 - Flint scatter, Cown Edge Rocks, Charlesworth

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cown Rock, south of Glossop, has produced a small quantity of flint waste of possible Mesolithic aspect. (Cown Edge Rocks - SK 0191). (1-2) Perambulation of Cown Edge Rocks produced no finds of flint. Manchester Museum have no material from this region. (3) SK 010 910. A few unretouched Mesolithic blades or flakes were found "to south of town" near Cown Rocks. The finds are now in Manchester museum. (4-5) Track along Cown Rocks is in area of SK 019 915. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Manchester Museum.
  • <2> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1963. 'Some Mesolithic Sites in the Peak District and Trent Basin', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 10-23. pp. 10-23.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FDC 13-OCT-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J J (ed). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales: Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Research Report 20.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Radley, J. Information from Radley, J regarding flint scatters and finds, unknown date.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 019 915 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1067

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Record last edited

Aug 13 2015 9:10AM

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