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HER Number:MDV5157
Name:Flints found near Nun's Cross

Summary

Specimens of flakes and scrapers found near nun's cross.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 606 698
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a section of the late 18th century Devonport Leat running from Raddick Hill to Nun's Cross, including extensive tinning remains at Cramber Tor

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66NW53
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 441718
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/59/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FLINT SCATTER (Lower Palaeolithic to Roman - 698000 BC (Between) to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236522.

Osa=sx66nw53.

Brent, F., 1885, 10th Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda, 71 (Article in Serial). SDV250005.

(SX 6069) Flakes and scrapers (no details) were found on the moor near Nun's Cross.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV236522Migrated Record:
SDV250005Article in Serial: Brent, F.. 1885. 10th Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 17. A5 Hardback. 71.

Associated Monuments

MDV113773Related to: Nun's Cross Farmstead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3017 - FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Neolithic - 698000 BC to 2201 BC)
  • FDV5814 - SCRAPER (TOOL) (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2022 8:46AM