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HER Number:MDV477
Name:Mesolithic Flint Scatter, Northam


Collection of retouched flakes including points, piercers, small blades and a possible burin. Exact find spot(s) uncertain.


Grid Reference:SS 44 29
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/21

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RAWLIN,REV F.J., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV18467.

Vis=2/6/1873 (rawlin,rev f. J. ) small bag comprising various retouched flakes; points; piercers; a possible burin; small blades, some snapped with oblique ends.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV18468.


University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV361978.

The Wymer Mesolithic database records circa 30 blades/flakes in Exeter Museum. The location is referenced only to Northam, therefore the precise findspot is uncertain and could relate to one of several other recorded findspots in the general area.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV18467Report - Survey: RAWLIN,REV F.J..
SDV18468Migrated Record:
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2019 2:31PM