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


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


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.


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