HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Historic England research records Result
Historic England research recordsPrintable version | About Historic England research records

Historic England Research Records

Monument Number 36826

Hob Uid: 36826
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS9290045400
Summary : A collection of mesolithic and neolithic flint finds were recovered around Tivington Farm and are now in the County Museum.
More information : The Cornish Collection at Taunton Museum incorporates a number of
Mesolithic and Neolithic flints - microliths, scrapers, gravers,
arrowheads, - recorded simply from Tivington.

This may refer to Tivington Farm where Miss M Hatch-Barnwell collected a large number of Mesolithic flakes, cores, blades, saws, etc., when the fields were ploughed between 1942 and 1947. She said that there was no particular concentration but a spread of worked flints throughout the area of the farm, centred at SS 929454. The flints are in her possession. (1)

Mesolithic implements from Tivington in Taunton Museum are: 2 blades
or flakes, 5 scrapers, 7 microliths. Also listed as in Taunton Museumare 3 scrapers from Periton or Tivington (see SS 94 NE 7) (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 20-JUN-65
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 1a
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Classified Index Taunton Museum
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 1b
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Miss M Hatch-Barnwell New House The Parks Minehead
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 2
Source : Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, with a gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic sites in England and Wales
Source details :
Page(s) : 247,248
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 20, 1977

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mesolithic
Display Date : Mesolithic
Monument End Date : -4000
Monument Start Date : -10000
Monument Type : Flint Scatter
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Flint Scatter
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Mesolithic
Component Monument Type : Flint Scatter
Object Type : MICROLITH, SCRAPER (TOOL), GRAVER, ARROWHEAD
Object Material : Flint
Period : Neolithic
Component Monument Type : Flint Scatter
Object Type : MICROLITH, SCRAPER (TOOL), GRAVER, ARROWHEAD
Object Material : Flint

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33668
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 21
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1459959
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 94 NW 21
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-06-20
End Date : 1965-06-20