Find Spot record MDR9585 - Chert microlith, Benty Grange, Monyash
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- None recorded
A Mesolithic chert microlith was found, possibly in 1848, or in or before 1963, at Benty Grange, near Arbor Low. (1,2) It is unclear if this microlith was found during the excavation of Benty Grange barrow in 1848 or whether it was recovered at a later date. (3)
- <1> SDR16371 Article in serial: Radley, J and Marshall, G. 1963. 'Mesolithic sites in south west Yorkshire', The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 41. p96.
- <2> SDR10000 Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 1080.
- <3> SDR20034 Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
|Grid reference||SK 1461 6421 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||MONYASH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
May 20 2015 8:58AM