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HER Number:MDV234
Name:Flint Scatter, Baggy Point


Flint scatter found at Baggy Point.


Grid Reference:SS 419 406
Map Sheet:SS44SW
Admin AreaDevon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS44SW/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FLINT SCATTER (Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 8000 BC to 2201 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Flint scatter at baggy point. One half of a white pebble shaped to a sharp cone; one flint pebble core with step; one flat flake knife; one white-patinated knife-shaped flake; miscellaneous collection of very small chips, only one of which seems to have any retouch and wear. Leaf shaped arrowhead in ilfracombe museum (grinsell).

National Trust, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV52.

Precise identification of arrowhead recorded as being held in ilfracombe museum is not certain (nt).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV91673.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV91674.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV91675.

Grinsell, l. V. /archaeology of exmoor/(1970)187.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV91676.

Griffith, f. /devon's past:an aerial view/(1988)21.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV91677.

Ntas/the morte estate: properties between ilfracombe and croyde part 1: baggy point/(1999)18.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1601 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Flint scatter at Baggy Point. Includes worked pebbles, knife, flakes & chips. Leaf shaped arrowhead in Ilfracombe museum.

Gardiner, P., 2011, South Western Hunter-Gather Landscapes, 9 (Article in Serial). SDV361493.

Hunter-gatherers of the late Mesolithic may not necessarily have had to travel large distances, but access to a coastal-upland ecotone may have provided sufficient resources to enable them to occupy sites on a much more permanent basis. Reference to microlith types from Baggy Point.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 39 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Flint scatter at Baggy Point. Exact location uncertain.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated 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. 1601.
SDV361493Article in Serial: Gardiner, P.. 2011. South Western Hunter-Gather Landscapes. British Archaeological Reports. 548. Paperback Volume. 9.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 39.
SDV52Migrated Record: National Trust.
SDV91673Migrated Record:
SDV91674Migrated Record:
SDV91675Migrated Record:
SDV91676Migrated Record:
SDV91677Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2019 5:09PM