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HER Number:MDV5667
Name:Large scraper of black flint found on summit of Three Barrow Tor, South Brent

Summary

On the summit of the tor a large scraper of black flint was picked up near the barrows, one of which had been opened recently. A portion of the implement has been trimmed away, as if to prepare it for insertion in a heft or handle of some sort.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 653 626
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/9/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Article in Serial). SDV141117.

Tda/vol xvii p72.

Brent, F., 1885, 10th Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda, 72 (Article in Serial). SDV250005.

Three Barrow Tor. On the summit of the tor a large scraper of black flint was picked up near the barrows, one of which had been opened recently. A portion of the implement has been trimmed away, as if to prepare it for insertion in a heft or handle of some sort.

Burnard, R., 1894, Dartmoor Pictorial Records. Plymouth, Vol IV, Page 17 (Monograph). SDV232119.

Robinson, R., 1980, An Archaeological Check-List for South Brent (Report - non-specific). SDV150007.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141117Article in Serial: Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 17.
SDV150007Report - non-specific: Robinson, R.. 1980. An Archaeological Check-List for South Brent. DAS/DCRA Publication. 8. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV232119Monograph: Burnard, R.. 1894. Dartmoor Pictorial Records. Plymouth. Dartmoor Pictorial Records. Plymouth. IV. Unknown. Vol IV, Page 17.
SDV250005Article in Serial: Brent, F.. 1885. 10th Report of the Committee on Scientific Memoranda. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 17. A5 Hardback. 72.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV2176 - SCRAPER (TOOL) (Palaeolithic - 698000 BC to 8001 BC)

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:May 1 2020 3:16PM