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HER Number:MDV50317
Name:Prehistoric Tools from Kilmington Quarry


Prehistoric flint and chert artefacts found at Kilmington Quarry


Grid Reference:SY 274 979
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKilmington
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKILMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/81/1
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum Accession Number: EXE Pearce Collection
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum Accession Number: EXE/15/1994.42

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1993, Untitled Source (Archive - Survey). SDV338457.

A scatter of Prehistoric flints was collected from spoilheaps of soil around this gravel quarry. A total of 329 pieces was collected of which 239 are flint and 90 chert. The flint group includes 23 scrapers, 27 blades of which 1 was notched, 1 arrowhead (plus 1 possible arrowhead), 1 polished flake, 1 twin bulb. The chert artefacts included 3 scrapers, 5 blades and 1 notched blade.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1994, Flint Catalogue (Un-published). SDV321835.

The arrowhead was identified as a barbed and tanged arrowhead. Other details: Catalogue in HER.

Pearce, N., 1994, Untitled Source (Un-published). SDV98906.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321835Un-published: Royal Albert Memorial Museum. 1994. Flint Catalogue. Pearce collection. Unknown.
SDV338457Archive - Survey: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1993. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. A4 Unbound.
SDV98906Un-published: Pearce, N.. 1994. Pearce collection.

Associated Monuments

MDV58835Part of: Kilmimgton Quarry (Monument)
MDV24559Related to: Prehistoric Tools from Kilmington Quarry (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2009 11:54AM