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HER Number:MDV30273
Name:Flint and Chert Scatter, East of East Manley, Halberton


Large number of flint and chert pieces recovered during fieldwalking.


Grid Reference:SS 995 118
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalberton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHALBERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/256

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Medieval - 698000 BC to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Keene, B., 1982, Flint & Chert Scatter (Worksheet). SDV339502.

Fieldwalking recovered 13 flint and 3 chert pieces. Much material has been randomly picked up in field over the years. Other details: Drawings of finds.

Keene, B., 1985, Flint & Chert Scatter (Worksheet). SDV339503.

Fieldwalking by Tiverton Archaeological Group and others recovered 607 flint and 142 chert pieces. See worksheet for drawings of finds. Other details: Drawings.

Berridge, 1987, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV339488.

Flint scatter. 679 pieces of flint and chert, including fragment of handaxe, 3 microliths, 1 micro-burin, 3 transverse arrowheads, 1 barbed and tanged arrowhead and fragment of a polished flint adze. Most of the material dates from the later Neolithic/earlier Bronze Age but Mesolithic activity is also indicated.

Keene, B., 1992, Prehistoric Finds from Rowridge Farm, Halberton. A Resume (Un-published). SDV339504.

Overview of prehistoric finds from Rowridge Farm since the 1930s. In this field, 607 pieces of flint and 142 pieces of chert, including part of a handaxe were found in February-March 1983 together with 1 sherd of 4th century mortarium and 1 sherd of medieval pottery and some slag dated pre 1600.

Wessex Archaeology, 1992 - 1993, Southern Rivers Palaeolithic Project, 173 (Report - non-specific). SDV124459.

Other details: EX-4 No 4.

Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Land at Hartnoll Farm Near Tiverton, Devon, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV339485.

Large number of flints recovered in vicinity of rectilinear enclosure.

Valentin, J., 2009, Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation, 4, App.1 A76 (Report - Assessment). SDV345204.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV124459Report - non-specific: Wessex Archaeology. 1992 - 1993. Southern Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Wessex Archaeology Report. 2. A4 Stapled + Digital. 173.
SDV339485Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Land at Hartnoll Farm Near Tiverton, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.48. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV339488Personal Comment: Berridge. 1987. Not Applicable.
SDV339502Worksheet: Keene, B.. 1982. Flint & Chert Scatter. Worksheet.
SDV339503Worksheet: Keene, B.. 1985. Flint & Chert Scatter. Worksheet.
SDV339504Un-published: Keene, B.. 1992. Prehistoric Finds from Rowridge Farm, Halberton. A Resume. A4 Stapled.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86800 ]
SDV345204Report - Assessment: Valentin, J.. 2009. Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation. AC Archaeology Report. ACD30/2/1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4, App.1 A76.

Associated Monuments

MDV58993Related to: Enclosure to North of Crossparks, Tiverton (Monument)
MDV58388Related to: Flint and chert scatter, North of Crossparks, Halberton (Monument)
MDV44073Related to: Slag, east of East Manley, Halberton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4893 - Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment, Tiverton

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2010 1:09PM