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HER Number:MDV14575
Name:Flint Scatter to south of Assycombe Stone Row


Some 200 flints including scrapers have been found in this vicinity, including some Mesolithic material.


Grid Reference:SX 660 825
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX68SE177
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 619290
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/154

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FLINT SCATTER (Constructed, Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Miles, H., 1976, Flint scatters and Prehistoric settlement in Devon, 12, 64 (Article in Serial). SDV117502.

Approximately 25 Neolithic or Early Bronze Age flints have been found on Assycombe Hill.
A further 200 fieces of flint, including scrapers and Mesolithic material, have been found on the east side of the hill at approximately SX 660825.

Pearce, S. M., 1978, Devon in Prehistory, 41 (Monograph). SDV273286.

The flints are in Exeter City Museum, Acc No 28/1922/1-2.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV117502Article in Serial: Miles, H.. 1976. Flint scatters and Prehistoric settlement in Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 34. A5 Paperback. 12, 64. [Mapped feature: #5925 ]
SDV273286Monograph: Pearce, S. M.. 1978. Devon in Prehistory. Devon in Prehistory. Paperback Volume. 41.

Associated Monuments

MDV6537Related to: Assacombe Stone Row, Fernworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV5539 - FLINT (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Events

  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:May 3 2022 9:30AM