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Title:A Mesolithic Survey of North Devon
Originator:Gardner, K. S.
Summary:At Orleigh Court, 4 miles south west of Bideford, is an area of about 3/4 sq. Mile covered by a red gravel deposit containing a number of large pieces of flint. Other than on the beaches this is the only source of flint in the locality. Poor quality. Attributed to the Mesolithic period although no microlithic material appears to have been reported.

Associated Monuments (10)

MDV563Earthwork lynchets on Saunton Down (Monument)
MDV562Flint scatters on Saunton Down (Monument)
MDV561Flints found on Cliff Edge at Saunton Down (Monument)
MDV517Knapping Site (Monument)
MDV69Mesolithic Flint Scatter above Shipload Bay, Hartland (Monument)
MDV87Mesolithic Implements west of Docton Cottages (Monument)
MDV67Mesolithic microliths found off the Hartland coast (Monument)
MDV172Mesolithic Scatter from East Dyke Farm, Clovelly (Monument)
MDV468Mesolithic Tools from Westward Ho! (Monument)
MDV101Prehistoric Finds near Baxworthy Cross, Clovelly (Monument)