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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: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/59/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

BRENT, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV226529.

Nun's cross. Specimens of flakes and scrapers found near nun's cross.(brent).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236521.

Brent, f. /tda/17(1885)71/10th report of the committee on scientific memoranda.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236522.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV226529Migrated Record: BRENT.
SDV236521Migrated Record:
SDV236522Migrated Record:

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: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2018 4:25PM