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HER Number:MDV25461
Name:Flint Scatter near Down House Cottages, Braunton

Summary

A collection of 74 struck flints recovered from Saunton Down, in field to north-east of Down House Cottages. Includes scrapers, blades and cores.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 448 380
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NW/21
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum Accession Number: EXE 5/1985/1-73

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1985, Flints from Saunton Down (Un-published). SDV342436.

A collection of 74 struck flints from Saunton Down, probably collected in the 1970's. Apart from one leaf-shaped arrowhead retained by finder, nearly all pebble flint, no obvious tools. Other details: Map.


1985, Untitled Source (Museum Collection). SDV342435.

Includes 11 scrapers, 9 cores, 28 blades including 1 microlith, and 1 blade scraper.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 823 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 823.
SDV342435Museum Collection: 1985. Royal Albert Memorial Museum. EXE 5/1985/1-73. Unknown.
SDV342436Un-published: Royal Albert Memorial Museum. 1985. Flints from Saunton Down. Museum Accession Form. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2016 2:57PM