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Monument Number 36783

Hob Uid: 36783
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS9230047000
Summary : A collection of Mesolithic and Neolithic flint implements found on the east side of Selworthy Combe between 1925 and 1935. They have been donated to the County Museum at Taunton.
More information : Flint arrowheads and implements from a 'floor' near Selworthy,
exhibited to the Society by A V Cornish. (1)

The Cornish Collection in Taunton Museum contains a number of
Mesolithic/Neolithic flint and chert implements. They include,
gravers, arrowheads, fabricators, flakes, thumb scrapers, cores and
knives, and were found between 1925-35 in a field at SS 923471 on the
east side of Selworthy Combe. The field is under pasture. (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) : XLV
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Vol(s) : 77, 1931
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 15-JUN-65
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Source Number : 2a
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Taunton Museum 6"
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mesolithic
Display Date : Mesolithic
Monument End Date : -4000
Monument Start Date : -10000
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Mesolithic
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : LITHIC IMPLEMENT, THUMB NAIL SCRAPER, CORE, FLAKE
Object Material : Flint
Period : Neolithic
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : LITHIC IMPLEMENT, ARROWHEAD, GRAVER, FABRICATOR, KNIFE
Object Material : Flint

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33989
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 8
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 94 NW 8
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-06-15
End Date : 1965-06-15