Small Mesolithic site above Pikehall, located by D Vallence in or before 1963. The material collected included two battered-back, two obliquely blunted points, two truncated blades, two double ended scrapers, three single ended scrapers, a disc scraper, a core, a graver spall and flint flakes. F Radford has similar material from this site. (1)
Approximate site indicated by Mr Vallance at SK 18405960. The field is now under pasture and no finds were made. (2)
A second set of flints were found on the 13th September 1977 at this location and were a flint knife, four flint blades, two flint saws, a type I large hook arrowhead, five end scrapers, a nose scraper, a patinated flint scraper and a polishing stone. These artefacts may date from the Neolithic/Bronze Age. (3)
Article in serial: Manby, T. 1963. 'Some Mesolithic Sites in the Peak District and Trent Basin', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 10-23. p17.
Personal Observation: F1 FDC 10-NOV-66.
Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1110. 1110.
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