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HER Number:MDV21944
Name:Yelland, Flint Scatter

Summary

Deposit of several hundred flint flakes found on left bank of River Taw near Yelland farm, scattered over a shingle beach bordering on the mud. Included a barbed arrowhead and scrapers.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 490 329
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFremington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFREMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43SE/1/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Keene, B., Arrowheads from Prehistoric Devon, 11-12 (Un-published). SDV325505.


Rogers, I., 1908, On the Submerged Forest at Westward Ho! Bideford Bay, 255 (Article in Serial). SDV6208.

Deposit of flint flakes found on left bank of River Taw near Yelland farm, circa 420 metres north of the railway. They were scattered over a shingle beach bordering on the mud, associated with shells. Several hundred flakes were collected, including a large number of "rudely-shaped implements" showing secondary work, a barbed arrowhead and many well made scrapers.


Exeter Archaeology, 1999, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Power Station Site at Yelland, North Devon (Report - Assessment). SDV338694.


Wessex Archaeology, 2007, RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment, 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV342125.

Other details: WA 3.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325505Un-published: Keene, B.. Arrowheads from Prehistoric Devon. Manuscript + Digital. 11-12.
SDV338694Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1999. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Power Station Site at Yelland, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 99.80. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342125Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 67300.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.
SDV6208Article in Serial: Rogers, I.. 1908. On the Submerged Forest at Westward Ho! Bideford Bay. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 40. A5 Hardback. 255.

Associated Monuments

MDV59965Related to: Flint Scatter on Isley Marsh (Monument)
MDV5507Related to: Yelland Stone Row (Monument)
MDV202Related to: Yelland, Prehistoric Flint Scatter (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4490 - RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment

Date Last Edited:Apr 8 2009 9:51AM