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Monument Number 36780

Hob Uid: 36780
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Luccombe
Grid Ref : SS9100045000
Summary : Flint tools findspot.
More information : Worked flint flake or knife, length 2.25 inches, found at Blackford
and presented to the County Museum, Taunton. (1)

The worked flake or knife recorded by Gray is in Taunton Museum.
There are no details concerning its provenance but it is likely to
have been found in the fields of Blackford farm. Miss M. Hatch-
Barnwell has over 100 flints collected from these fields between 1940
and 1945. They comprise cores, scrapers, fabricators, Neolithic and
Bronze Age arrowheads, found overr a wide area but particularly
concentrated in the fields called Great Wood, SS 92704468; Six Acres,
SS 92344560; Great Cooklands, SS 91614560; Broadfield, SS 92754515;
Knappy, SS 92354450; and Higher Holt, SS 92354440. The field names
were identified by Mr Riddler. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Somerset archaeology and natural history : the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Source details :
Page(s) : LX
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Vol(s) : 62, 1916
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 15-JUN-65
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Source Number : 2a
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Miss M Hatch-Barnwell New House The Parks Minehead
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Source Number : 2b
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Mr J K Riddler Blackford Farm Selworthy
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Flint Scatter
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Flint Scatter
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 7
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 94 NW 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-06-15
End Date : 1965-06-15