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HER Number:MDV14050
Name:Flints from Barnards Hill Lane, Seaton


Neolithic flint scatter found at Barnards Hill Lane.


Grid Reference:SY 241 911
Map Sheet:SY29SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSeaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSEATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SW/153
  • Pastscape: 897735
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum Accession Number: EXE/12/1953/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2201 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Museum Collection). SDV348494.

Eight flints found in Barnard's Hill Lane. One thick heavy smooth brown stone flake, long with central ridge, one square end, the other blunted point at an oblique angle with small notch below on concave side, traces retouch along both edges; round ended oval flake with a small projection on one edge; round-ended almost square flake retouched to a parrot-beak shape; one square flake retouched on three sides except platform on alternate faces; bulb end of thick long blade with notch left-hand edge, broken off end retouched as a concave scraper and right-hand edge retouched and blunted; large point with edges to apex retouched; small flake with central ridge, tip obliquely broken off; small thick blade with one worn edge: a possible knife.

Pearce, S. M., 1978, Devon in Prehistory (Monograph). SDV273286.

National Monuments Record, 2011, 897735 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV348495.

A Neolithic flint scatter was found at Barnards Hill Lane, Seaton. Other details: SY29SW49. Record last updated N/A.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273286Monograph: Pearce, S. M.. 1978. Devon in Prehistory. Devon in Prehistory. Paperback Volume.
SDV348494Museum Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum. EXE/12/1953/2. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #5556 ]
SDV348495National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2011. 897735. National Monuments Record Database. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 1 2011 10:46AM