Monument record MDR7467 - Flint scatter, Brown Edge, Totley Moor

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SK 289 794. Mesolithic black or grey-white chert/flint artefacts were found near Brown Edge on Totley Moor. There were 311 artefacts collected in total; including four microliths, three mircoburins, 17 blades, one core, and 32 other tools. (1, 2) SK 28 79. Six Mesolithic microliths and six cores were found in 1963 by J Radley on Brown Edge, Totley Moor. (1, 3) SK 288 792. A total for 59 Mesolithic flints were recovered near Brown Edge, north-east of Flask Edge on Totley Moor. These included one microlith, four blades, one core, and eight other tools. (2, 4) SK 287 792. Two Mesolithic microliths were found in an area of burnt out moorland by L Cooper on Totley Moor in December 1964. (6) SK 288 791. A Mesolithic double-ended graver of black-light grey flint was found above Brown Edge in 1959 by K Gamble. It was 8.7cm long and 15mm at its greatest thickness. (7, 8)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. NDAT 1279. 1279.
  • <2> Article in serial: Radley, J and Marshall, G. 1963. 'Mesolithic sites in south west Yorkshire', The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 41. pp. 81-97.
  • <3> Article in serial: 1966. The Archaeological Journal. Volume 123. p. 10.
  • <4> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). NDAT 1281.
  • <5> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). NDAT 1283.
  • <6> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). NDAT 1284.
  • <7> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). NDAT 1285.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Hunter Archaeological Society. Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society, volume 10.

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Grid reference SK 288 792 (point)
Civil Parish HOLMESFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Apr 28 2016 11:37AM

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