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HER Number:MDV20998
Name:ARTEFACT SCATTER in the Parish of Peter Tavy, Whitchurch


Flints from collaton in the brent collection in british museum. Some of the collection identified by palmer as mesolithic: 33 pieces including 9 scrapers and 12 cores (wymer).


Grid Reference:SX 514 752
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57NW89
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 439972
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/119

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265041.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265042.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265043.


Wymer, J. J., 1977, Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites, 66 (Monograph). SDV8096.

Mesolithic flints found at Collaton, SX 515752, include 12 cores, 11 blades or flakes, 9 scrapers and one other worked piece, donated by F. Brent to the British Museum. There are also 9 blades or flakes in Rougemont House Museum, Exeter.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV265041Migrated Record:
SDV265042Migrated Record:
SDV265043Migrated Record:
SDV8096Monograph: Wymer, J. J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 20. Hardback Volume. 66.

Associated Monuments

MDV4109Related to: Lower Collaton Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV7631 - BLADE (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FDV7632 - CORE (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FDV7633 - FLAKE (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FDV7634 - LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FDV7635 - SCRAPER (TOOL) (Mesolithic - 8000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2021 2:05PM