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HER Number:MDV55709
Name:Flint Blade, Lower Redgate


Flint blade found at Lower Redgate, formerly part of the castle works. Finely worked along the edges with broken tip.


Grid Reference:SS 955 129
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/360

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Keene, B., 1995, Flint Blade (Worksheet). SDV349473.

Flint blade found 12 to 15 inches below ground level, when digging in the vegetable garden at Lower Redgate, formerly part of the castle works. The blade is fashioned from grey flint , finely worked along edges, and has been broken at the tip.

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349473Worksheet: Keene, B.. 1995. Flint Blade. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV2523 - BLADE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 30 2012 10:37AM