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Monument Number 36809

Hob Uid: 36809
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9400048000
Summary : A collection of mesolithic and Neolithic finds from North Hill are now in the County Museum at Taunton.
More information : Microliths and implements of Mesolithic character found at North Hill, but no concentration has been located. (1) Flint implements from North Hill are in the County Museum, Taunton. (2) (1-2)

The moorland area of North Hill Minehead is in an extensive tract
centred at SS 9448. Taunton Museum has Neolithic knives, scrapers,
gravers and arrowheads and scrapers classified as Mesolithic donated
at various periods and simply described as from North Hill. (3)

Mesolithic microlith from North Hill, Minehead listed. In Taunton
Museum, ex A V Cornish. (Wymer's NGR for North Hill is wrong). (4)

Additional bibliography. (5-6)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : The Mesolithic of Southern England 1956 44 (W F Rankine)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Somerset archaeology and natural history : the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Source details :
Page(s) : 32
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Vol(s) : 97, 1952
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 28-JUL-65
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Source Number : 4
Source : Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, with a gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic sites in England and Wales
Source details :
Page(s) : 246
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Vol(s) : 20, 1977
Source Number : 5
Source : Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society
Source details : (S Palmer)
Page(s) : 111
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Vol(s) : 36, 1970
Source Number : 6
Source : Somerset archaeology and natural history : the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
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Page(s) : XLV
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Vol(s) : 77

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, MICROLITH, SCRAPER (TOOL)
Object Material : Flint
Period : Neolithic
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : LITHIC IMPLEMENT, GRAVER, KNIFE, SCRAPER (TOOL), ARROWHEAD
Object Material : Flint

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 16
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 94 NW 16
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-07-28
End Date : 1965-07-28