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HER Number:MDV11617
Name:Artefact Scatter near Hartland Quay

Summary

A number of Mesolithic flints were collected in the 1920s near Hartland Quay.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 222 247
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

A number of mesolithic flints including 4 cores, 6 unretouched blades and flakes and 2 scrapers, collected in 1920's near hartland quay, presented to cambridge univ. Museum by j. C. Lethbridge (wymer) os suggest ss 225246 as a possible location for these finds, also possibly for those under ss22nw1 (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5571.

Osa=ss22sw14.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5572.

Wymer, j. J. /gazetteer of mesolithic sites/cba res rep 20(1977)58.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5573.

Osa=ss22sw21.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 148 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Mesolithic flints including 4 cores, 6 unretouched blades and flakes and 2 scrapers, collected in 1920s near Hartland Quay. OS suggest SS 225246 as a possible location for these finds.


University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 237 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Position given is offshore/inter tidal zone, but description could equally indicate inland location near Hartland Quay.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 148.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 237.
SDV5571Migrated Record:
SDV5572Migrated Record:
SDV5573Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV67Related to: Mesolithic microliths found off the Hartland coast (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2019 5:30PM