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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
    • Created before: Monday 7th May 2012
    • Broad period: MESOLITHIC
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Record ID: YORYM-3EF437
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint denticulate of Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The right hand and distal edge are abruptly blunted and the dorsal surface roughly worked with four predominant negative scars with corresponding arrises. The left hand edge has five distinct notches which create a saw like cutting edge. The ventral surface contains three predominant negative scars with corresponding arrises. The lithic also contains a sub-rectangular perforation to the left/mesial portion, the ventral side of which appears more ovate. This is an intentional perforation and there are working marks present …
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3EE0F7
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint scraper of Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The lithic is sub-rectangular with an abruptly blunted proximal end and ovate distal edge. The dorsal surface is comprised of four predominant negative scars with corresponding arrises. There is cortex present along the right hand edge with smaller amounts present on the left hand side which is bisected by a negative scar on the mesial portion. There is some invasive retouch to the distal edge. The ventral surface concave with cracking ripples running from the proximal to distal end. The flint is dark grey with cream inclusio…
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3EC942
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint scraper of probable Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The lithic is sub-rectangular and the dorsal surface contains negative scarring and retouch to the left hand side. Cortex predominates the right hand side and contains no discernable retouch. Both the proximal and distal ends are abruptly blunted with evidence of retouch to both. The ventral surface is smooth with a bulb of percussion present at the distal end and cracking ripple running from it to the mesial portion. There is partially invasive retouch to the distal and right hand edges. The flint is a dark brown, t…
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3EBB82
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete sub-triangular lithic implement of Mesolithic to Neolithic date 8300-2100 BC. The lithic is abruptly blunted at the proximal end with the distal end terminating in a point and is plano-convex in section. The dorsal surface contains four main negative scars with corresponding arrises. There is some retouch present on both the left and right hand sides and the proximal blunted edge has been notched. The ventral surface contains a large bulb of percussion at the proximal end with cracking ripples emanating outward toward to distal end. There is invasive retouch to the proximal…
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3E9F16
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Eight complete Microliths of Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. 1. A sub-triangular microlith, triangular in section with one predominant negative scar along the dorsal left hand edge. Some rough retouch along the left and right hand edges. The ventral surface is smooth. The flint is light grey with cream and dark grey inclusions. Length: 26.8mm, Width: 19.2mm, Thickness: 5.6mm, Weight: 2.8g. 2. A sub-triangular microlith, triangular in section with two predominant negative scars along the dorsal right hand edge. Retouch is present along the left hand edge. The ventral surface is …
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3E7085
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint lithic implement of Mesolithic to Neolithic date 8300-2100 BC. The lithic is a sub-triangular shape with an obliquely blunted proximal end. The dorsal surface contains six negative scars with corresponding arrises. There is a notch to the distal left hand side and retouch to the distal left and right hand sides and some cortex remains on the proximal left hand edge. The ventral surface consists of a plano-slightly convex surface with cracking ripples running from the proximal to distal end. The flint is a dark brown with cream inclusions Length: 32.8mm, Width: 22…
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3E5852
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint scraper of Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The scraper is abruptly blunted at the proximal end and roughly worked. The dorsal surface has several negative scars with corresponding arrises and a small amount of retouch. The ventral surface slightly convex with a bulb of percussion at the distal end. The flint is a light blue with dark cream inclusions throughout. Length: 25.5mm, Width: 20.2mm, Thickness: 4.3mm, Weight: 2.9g.
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3E3955
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint scraper of early to mid Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The scraper is a roughly triangulate shape in both profile and section. The ventral surface contains a central arrise another running laterally across the proximal portion of the implement. The left hand side is notched and contains cracking ripples and retouch is present at the distal end which terminates in a point. The dorsal surface is smooth with cracking ripples emanating from a small bulb of percussion on the right hand side of the implement. The flint is a brown colour with some black inclusions. Length…
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3E2337
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint broad bladed scraper of Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The lithic is a sub triangular shape with a triangular section. The dorsal side is composed of on large negative scar to the right hand side and three others, all with corresponding arrises, to the left hand side. Slight retouch is present on the left hand side and fine retouch on the right hand side. The ventral surface is predominantly smooth, there is cortex present on the blunt proximal side with a small bulb of percussion centrally above it with cracking ripples emanating from it towards the distal end. The …
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3DEF25
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint core of Mesolithic to Neolithic date. The core is ovate in plan and section and has had numerous flakes, possibly bladelets, removed from its surface. There are three distinct patches of cortex re-growth and on of original cortex. The flint is a mid brownish-orange colour and has small lighter inclusions. The implement is 34.8mm long, 32mm wide, 18.2mm thick and weighs 23.8g
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-3DDA43
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete ovate obliquely blunted discoidal Knife of late Mesolithic date 6500-3500BC. The lithic is a subtrianglar shape. The dorsal surface is composed of a main dorsal ridge created by the removal of a large flake on the right hand side of the distal edge, two other flaking scars with corresponding arrises to the proximal left and side of the dorsal surface. There is also a notched edge to the mesial portion on the left hand side. Some cortex remains on the proximal end and fine retouch is present along the left and right hand sides. The distal left hand edge has been obliquely bl…
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SWYOR-110780
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A flint microlith of geometric form dating from the late mesolithic period 5000-3500BC. It is in the form of a scalene triangle with the hypotenuse vertical and the other two sides angled from a broader base to a narrower, flat top. It is 16.3mm long, 9.2mm wide and 2.7mm thick. It weighs 0.41gm.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th May 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: LANCUM-03B497
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Chert microlith & debitage (dating between c8300BC & c2900BC), probably late mesolithic. 1-grey chert 3.5mm x 3mm x 1mm, weighs less than 0.1grms. 2-black chert 10mm x 6mm x 4mm, weighs less than 0.1grms. 3-grey chert 10mm x 5mm x 4mm, weighs 0 .3grms. 4-black chert 9mm x 5mm x 4.5mm, weighs 0.35grms. 5-black chert 10mm x 5.5mm x 2.5mm, weighs less than 0.1grms. 6-grey chert 7mm x 6.5mm x 2mm, weighs less than 0.1grms. see LANCUM-0F97C8 for further notes on this site.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Monday 9th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Robin Hoods House', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-034DC6
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Milky flint Mesolithic microlith (dating between c8300BC and c4500BC), possibly a waste flake. It measurews 5mm in length, 3mm ijn width, 1.5mm in thickness and weighs less than 0.1 grms. See LANCUM-C38427 for further information
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Boulsworth Hill', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-032950
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Mesolithic worked chert dating between c8300BC and c4500BC. 1-black & grey chert, possibly debitage 15mm x 7mm x 6mm, 0.8grms 2-black chert waste flake 12mm x 7mm x 3mm, 0.4grms
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Monday 9th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pot Brinks Moor', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-02EB45
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Worked chert tool dating probably Mesolithic between c8300BC & c4500BC. The tool reveals evidence of micro retouching and is made from high quality black chert probably from Pendle. It is roughly triangular and measures 20mm in length, 14.5mm in width, 5.5mm in thickness and weighs 1.35grms. The fineness of the retouching suggests a Late Mesolithic date. See also LANCUM-017DB1
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pot Brinks Moor', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-029AC4
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
One flint and 9 chert Mesolithic dating between c8300BC & c4500BC) microliths and debitage. 1-white flint 7mm x 6mm x 1.5mm, less than 0.1grms. 2-high quality black chert 9mm x 6mm x 1mm, less than 0.1grms. 3-high quality green/grey chert debitage 18mm x 11mm x 5mm, 1.15grms. 4-high quality grey chert debitage 17mm x 13mm x 5mm, 1.6grms. 5-high quality grey chert microlith 13mm x 6mm x 4mm, 0.45grms. 6-low quality chert debitage 7mm x 6mm x 2mm, less than 0.1grms. 7-black chert debitage 6mm x 5mm x 2mm, less than 0.1grms. 8-high quality light grey chert debitag…
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Monday 9th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Robin Hoods House', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-017DB1
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Small knapped tool of high quality black chert at the working end. The other end is a lower quality chert. 22mm x 11mm x 4mm. Bulb of percussion & bulbar scar on dorsal side. Probably mid to late mesolithic, but could date to anytime between c6500 & c1800 BC.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th October 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pot Brinks Moor', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-0130E3
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Part of stone tool (dating between c8300BC & c2900BC), possibly a borer, knapped from high quality black chert. It measures 23mm x 18mm x 9mm. It is probably late Mesolithic in date, but could well be Neolithic as the technological barrier between the eras appears blurred in the area.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Friday 14th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brink Ends', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-C6B6F2
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Four mesolithic flint microliths. They date to between c6000 to c2900 BC. 1 - retouched white flint, either a microlith or a part of a longer blade, possibly reused as a microlith in a composite tool. l-9mm, w-8mm, t-2mm; 2 - retouched near transparent flint, either a microlith, or a waste flake. l-8mm, w-8mm, t-1mm; 3 - white flint, either a microlith or a part of a longer blade, possibly reused as a microlith in a composite tool. l-6mm, w-5.5mm, t-1mm; 4 - grey flint, either a microlith, or part of one, or a waste flake. l-9.5mm, w-5.5mm, t-2mm. All the flints weigh less than 0.…
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Robin Hoods House', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-C647F2
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A small (diameter c20mm) stone ball formed out of a hard grey sedimentary stone with visible bedding planes. It was found eroding out of an mid to late mesolithic strata. It has had its sphericity augmented by pecking and rubbing. Its purpose is unknown but it looks like a sling stone. It weighs 7.4 grms. Probably dates to between c8300 to c2900 BC. None of the very scarce comparable records has yet had a purpose ascribed to it. Numerous microliths, mesolithic debitage and material up to the Bronze Age, has been found on the site. see LANCUM-0F97C8 for further notes on this site.
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 20th February 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Robin Hoods House', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-C38427
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An assembly of Mesolithic dating between c8300BC and c4500BC), milky white, translucent, flint microliths and microlithic debitage. The largest piece is only 8.5mm by 3.5mm, the smallest 4.5mm by 3mm. There are 10 fragments in total, some showing evidence of secondary working. They appear to be the result of the knapping or retouching of one tool, possibly while sheltering in the lee of the boulder by which they were found. Similar material has been found nearby in the same valley.1- 4.5mm x 4mm; 2- 7mm x 3mm; 3- 6.5mm x 3mm; 4- 7mm x 4mm; 5- 4.5mm x 4mm; 6- 5.5mm x 4.5mm; 7- 5mm x 4m…
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 9th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Boulsworth Hill', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: IOW-C232C6
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic lithic implement. This implement is sub-rectangular in plan and has been made on a large secondary blade. The dorsal surface has five main flake removals and has been crudely worked at the distal end to form a cutting edge. The ventral surface is uneven and knapping features are lost due to thermal fracturing over most of the surface. One side has an area of buff cortex. The dorsal surface is reddish brown and the ventral surface is greyish green with tinges of red. 98.46 x 42.84 x 20.93mm. Weight: 85.41g. Found on a shingle bank withi…
Created on: Saturday 28th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 7th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-6C13B2
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Proximal end of a knapped tertiary flint blade, probably Mesolithic in date (8300-3500 BC). Bulb of percussion on the ventral face, multiple arises on the dorsal face, highly arched in profile. irregular break at the distal end. The flint has a white patina but in some areas the original pale grey-buff colour shows through. 36.2mm long, 11.5mm wide and 3.8mnm thick; it weighs 1.71 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alverdiston', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-FDFAA7
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Lithic Implement: A single chunky blade fragment or possibly part of a multi-platform core. The object is sub-triangular in cross-section. The blade has been lightly retouched on each long edge and cars of earlier removals are evident running vertically along the upper face of the object. The flint is a dark to mid brown colour with a silky smooth patina. It can be dated from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic period, (8300BC- 2100BC).
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 20th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Prees', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SWYOR-832E15
Object type: BURIN
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A flint burin probably from the Mesolithic period (8300 - 3500 BC). It is formed on a secondary flake which is sub rectangular in plan and has cortex on most of the dorsal face. A long removal from the left side and a small area of retouch round the distal left corner formed the burin point. The flint is tan coloured and is not patinated.
Created on: Friday 13th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SWYOR-81E657
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A flint microlith dating from the Mesolithic period (8300 - 3500 BC). It is sub- triangular in plan with a convex left side and slight twist. There is very fine semi abrupt retouch along both sides. The flint is completely patinated to white with a slight pink tint.
Created on: Friday 13th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 25th March 2013
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SWYOR-81AC87
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A flint microlith dating from the Mesolithic period (8300 - 3500 BC). It is sub- triangular in plan with a concave distal end. There is very fine semi abrupt retouch along the right side. The flint is completely patinated to white.
Created on: Friday 13th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SWYOR-819998
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A flint core probably dating from the Mesolithic period (8300 BC - 3500 BC). It is formed on a patinated chunk of flint with cortex at the wider end. The core is ovoid in section and plan. There are several narrow blade removal scars in two directions at right angles to each other. The flint is yellow grey in colour.
Created on: Friday 13th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SWYOR-814CA5
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A small piece of flint; an unretouched blade (debitage) probably dating from the Mesolithic period (8300 BC - 3500 BC). It is rectangular in plan and has cortex on the left half of the dorsal face. It has a double dorsal ridge and is partially patinated.
Created on: Friday 13th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SWYOR-811D73
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A small lithic implement; a microlith dating from the Mesolithic period (8300 BC - 3500 BC). It is sub-triangular in plan and has cortex on the right half of the dorsal face. There is very fine retouch on the left edge.
Created on: Friday 13th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: HESH-5AE2D3
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Small snapped coarse flint or chert blade or bladelet of later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). It has been struck from a core and has the generic crested appearance. The blade is snapped and shows no sign of retouch on either tip or long edges. The underside / ventral face shows conchoidal rippling. The blades measure 19.3mm length, 11.5mm width, is 2.5mm thick and weighs 0.53 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Norton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-5AC161
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A pyramidal shaped core dating to the Mesolithic period (6500 - 3500 BC). The core is triangular in profile and irregular in plan. A distinct knapping platform is present on the upper edge of the core with areas of multiple blade removals in a single direction around the edge. The small size of this core suggests that it was discarded as waste. There are areas of hinge fracturing near the base. The flint is a light grey colour. The core measures 25.4mm in length, 22.2mm width, is 20.6mm thick and weighs 14.63 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Norton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-5960C6
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two irregular fragments of a core dating to the Mesolithic period (6500 - 3500 BC). The fragments are broadly rectangular in plan , profile and irregular rectangular sections. Around the edge of the core fragments are areas showing multiple blade removals in several le different directions. On the ventral faces clear platforms of percussion and conchoidal ripples are present. The flint varies in colour being grey in one example and a milky white coloured patina in the other. The core fragments have a bulk weight of 3.57 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clungunford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-5933B1
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Flint 'backed / blunted' microlith, formed from a snapped blade of probable Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). The microlith is formed from a section of blade which has been snapped obliquely to form a point. It is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and lentoid in cross section. The upper left hand edge and oblique point has been reworked with regular evenly spaced flakes. It is likely that this microlith would have been set with several others into a tool, such as a harpoon, or multiple toothed blade. The flint is a light grey white colour. The microlith measures 18.7mm in length, 6.7mm …
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clungunford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SUSS-58C0D4
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A broken flint blade of probable Mesolithic or Neolithic date (c. 8300-2100 BC). The blade has not been retouched and the proximal end is entirely missing. The flint is of a mottled light to mid-grey colour. The fragment measures 27.66mm long, 15.82mm wide, 3.88mm thick and it weighs 1.61grams.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Ardingly', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-454316
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Three blades of tertiary debitage (from the third / final phase of tool making) of Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). The three blades are all struck on poor quality flint cores which vary in coarseness and colour, all being glacial or riverine derived, some possibly being chert rather than flint. All of the blades are irregular and have not been reworked / retouched. I have described these blade fragments as debitage as I believe that they were knapped to prepare the core for larger blades. The dorsal faces of some of the flakes show ridges and flake scars, the reverse faces show concho…
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clungunford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-4443D8
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Three small incomplete snapped flint blades or bladlets of later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). These are both struck from cores and have the generic crested appearance. All have been snapped and none show signs of retouch on their tips or long edges. The underside of each shows conchoidal rippling. One blade (2) has a complete bulb of percussion and the striking platform is present. The flint is a variety of colours ranges from white grey to brown. All is low grade with significant areas of inclusion; this type of flint is likely to have been procured from glacial and riverine s…
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clungunford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-43F9C2
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An irregular fragment of a core dating to the Mesolithic period (6500 - 3500 BC); from the irregular shape and the fact the core has been worked in several directions it is possible that this may be a form of core-rejuvenation flake. The flake is broadly rectangular in plan with a curved profile and irregular rectangular section. Around the edge of the core fragment are areas showing multiple blade removals in at least two different directions. On the ventral face a clear platform of percussion and conchoidal ripples are present. The flint is a dark brown grey colour with few flaws …
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clungunford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-43D5F7
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Flint 'backed / blunted' microlith, formed from the tip of a snapped blade of probable Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). The microlith is formed from a section of blade which has been snapped. It is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and lentoid in cross section. The upper left hand edge and oblique point has been reworked with regular evenly spaced flakes. It is likely that this microlith would have been set with several others into a tool, such as a harpoon, or multiple toothed blade. The flint is a light grey white colour. The microlith measures 14.2mm in length, 3.1mm width, is 2.0m…
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clungunford', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-4021D4
Object type: BURIN
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
White patinated Flint Probable Burin or Borer. Tiny thin elongated concavo-convex curving flake with four long flake removal scars on its dorsal aspect, all converging towards a curved end, and a curving concave face where subsequently struck from the core by fine hard hammer working. The curved end preserves a faint bulb of percussion, suggesting this object was detached from the core by impact at this end after the other working had taken place. The other end was broken in antiquity, though not necessarily at the time of original working -unsurprising given the delicate nature of …
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 31st May 2012
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Record ID: HESH-DBC1A2
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Incomplete snapped flint blade of probable later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). The flint tool, probably best described as a crested blade or knife, is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and has a sub-triangular in cross section. The bulb of percussion is not present, the top of the blade has been trimmed and thinned, however conchoidal fractures are present on the lower (ventral) face. The upper (dorsal) face of the blade has a number of clear facets and ridges. The long edges and ends have all been heavily retouched, especially the edges. The retouch on the left hand edge is most …
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clun', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-DBAE07
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two small incomplete snapped flint blades or bladlets of later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). These are both struck from a core and have the generic crested appearance. Both have been snapped and neither show signs of retouch on their tips or long edges. The underside of each shows conchoidal rippling but not evidence of bulb of percussion or striking platforms. One flake (the darker of the two) has a small area of cortex present. The flint is a mid mottled grey colour. The source of flint is difficult to ascertain; much of the local flint is procured from glacial and riverine sou…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clun', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: HESH-DBA8F4
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An irregular fragment from a core which has been worked in several directions to produce small blades or microliths of late Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). The core is probably derived from a riverine pebble and a small area of outer cortex (10%) is present on one face. The fragment is heavily worn and the remains of at least one striking platform is present from which blades have been removed. There is no evidence of rejuvenation flakes or multi platform working. The core is a mid- grey colour with a slightly milky white coloured patina. The core measures 26.0mm length, 23.9mm wid…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clun', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DEV-1E2954
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
4 x Mesolithic flint blade flakes. The flint is black in colour with grey flecks. All four blade flakes have evidence of re-touching along the edges. Seen by Professor Bruce Bradley, March 2011.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd July 2013
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1E20C4
Object type: STRIKE A LIGHT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric flint scraper which has been re-used as a strike- a- light. The flint has been re-touched around the edges for use as a scraper. Damage is also visible on the surface, where the flint scraper has later been used as a strike-a -light in order to create a spark to light a fire. The flint is black in colour with a small amount of grey flecks. Cortex still remains on part of the surface of the flint.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1DFBF7
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Mesolithic flint plunging fracture of a bi-directional opposed platform core. The flint is black in colour with grey flecks. Some cortex remains on the surface. Seen by Professor Bruce Bradley, March 2012.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1DEBA8
Object type: STRIKE A LIGHT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric strike-a -light of Neolithic to Bronze Age date. The edge is heavily damaged, demonstrating wear. The flint is black in colour with grey flecks; traces of the cortex remain on the dorsal surface. Seen by Professor Bruce Bradley, March 2012.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1C7428
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric flint flake. The flint is light grey in colour and has evidence of retouching at the edges.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1C41B4
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric to postmedieval possible whetstone. The surface on one side of the stone has a slight concavity which appears to be slightly polished (pers comm, Prof Bruce Bradley, March 2012).
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1C1D53
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric flint corner blade (i.e taken from the corner of a core). The blade has been retouched on the back and heavy use is apparent on one side.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1C0053
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric flint core preparation flake, dating from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic period. In colour, the flint is black with grey flecks. There are traces of cortex remaining on the surface. Seen by Professor Bruce Bradley, March 2012.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1BEAB2
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Prehistoric core rejuvination flake, probably dating to the mesolithic period (pers comm Prof Bruce Bradley, March 2012).
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: DEV-1BD777
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Natural piece of flint which has probably been used. Possible notch and worked faces. (Bruce Bradley pers comm 27/3/12).
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: IOW-F59EE1
Object type: PICK
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete Mesolithic to Neolithic flint pick (c. 6500 BC-c. 2100 AD). This implement is sub-triangular in plan and cross-section and is humped at one side. It is wide and thick at the butt end and tapers to a point. It has been knapped overall except for a small area close to the butt where there is a patch of buff cortex. At one side of the cortex a small area has been battered when it was probably used as a hammer-stone. The surfaces are light and dark grey with off-white mottling and red staining. Length: 113.22mm; width: 57.83mm; thickness: 56.57mm. Weight: c. 306.0g.
Created on: Sunday 25th March 2012
Last updated: Sunday 25th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LANCUM-B71A47
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two flint and five worked chert fragments. The size of the individual elements of the assembly indicate that they are the debitage of Mesolithic microlith production. Also found eroding out of the same horizon were a number of heavily burnt stone. One lump of grit, over 15 cm across, was broken open to ascertain the extent of burning. The changes due to heat went through the entire stone, excluding the likelihood of the burning being due to a moorland fire. Some smaller burnt stones were also collected as well as number of larger pieces of chert taken from the same horizon. The latter…
Created on: Thursday 22nd March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Robin Hoods House', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-A0D927
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete notched flake of probable Mesolithic to Neolithic date, 8300-2100 BC. The dorsal surface in convex due to a blub of percussion centrally with cracking ripples emanating toward the right hand side. The flake is notched by abrupt blunting of the distal edge and there is very fine retouch to the distal right hand edge. There remains some cortex on the left hand proximal edge. The flake is triangular in profile. The ventral surface is smooth, slightly concave with two large negative scars and negative scars along the outer right hand edge due to retouch. Length: 30.3mm, Widt…
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-A05368
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete notched flake of probable Mesolithic to Neolithic date, 8300-2100BC. The dorsal surface had three distinct negative scars and corresponding arises. There is a notch to the distal right hand side creating a barb which has fine retouched on the outer concave edge. There is a large section of cortex at the distal end which has been abruptly blunted. The flake is plano-convex in profile. The ventral surface is smooth and flat with three small negative scars . Length: 40.5mm, Width: 32.4mm, Weight: 11.3g. The flint is light brown with cream and grey inclusions and a cream c…
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-9EF553
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete Mesolithic discoidal flint blade core (8300-3500 BC). The core has been heavily worked from multiple platforms leaving negative scars where bladelets have been removed. There is one negative cortex inclusion recessed into the distal left hand edge, the core is a retrograde D shape. The dorsal surface in convex with cortex intact at the proximal end there is some evidence of retouch to the right hand side proximally. It is oval in profile. The ventral surface predominantly flat, it contains negative scars demonstrating that bladelets and scrapers have been removed from the c…
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SWYOR-75A2D7
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A microlith dating from the Early Mesolithic period (from about 8300 - 6500 BC). It is formed on a broad flake of translucent tan coloured flint. The microlith has fine retouch on both sides and the distal end. It is 26.8mm long, 12.3mm wide, 3.8mm thick and weighs 1.26g.
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 23rd March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Doncaster Area', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: WMID-736D25
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete knapped / flaked flint scraper, formed from a snapped blade / blade like flake, of probable Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic dating (6500 - 2900 BC). The scraper is sub rectangular in plan, and rectangular in cross section. It has been formed from the end of a blade / blade like flake. Controlled retouch is present along three of the sides. Conchoidal ripples are present on the dorsal (underside) surface. The scraper is a light grey / dark beige colour, with little surface patination. The scraper measures 21.21mm length, 23.43mm width, 4.88mm thick and weighs 3…
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 19th March 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SOM-383A43
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Five pieces of flint debitage. Three in dark grey-black flint, one in mid grey flint with paler mottling and one in pale buff flint. 12.77 grams. Other material from the site is Mesolithic - Neolithic.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-3830B4
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two pieces of chert debitage. Dark brown chert with paler mottling. 7.20 grams. Other worked chert from the site is Mesolithic.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-382A23
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
One proximal end and one distal end of two chert blades, probably Mesolithic in date. The proximal end has a bulb of percussion on the ventral face. Both have scars form repeated parallel removals from the same platform on the dorsal face. Both have straight snaps at the missing end. Both are in dark brown chert with paler mottling. The proximal piece is, 29.4mm by 25.9mm by 7.8mm, 7.04 grams. The distal piece is 16.2mm by 16.9mm by 2.8mm, 0.66 grams.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-382275
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Proximal ends of two flint blades, probably Mesolithic in date. Both have bulbs of percussion on the ventral face and scars from repeated parallel removals from the same platform on the dorsal face. Both have snaps at the distal end. One is a secondary piece in dark gray to black flint with c.5% cortex remaining at the distal end, 27.2mm by 11.4mm by 4.2mm, 1.42 grams. The second is a tertiary piece in pale grey flint with a white patina, the snap is unpatinated and may be more recent, 17.7mm by 11.9mm by 3.5mm, 0.75 grams.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-36B4F5
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint microlith of Mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The flint is overall a leaf shape with a smooth convex dorsal surface. Cracking ripples are present running from the proximal left hand side towards the centre moving away from the striking platform which is positioned to the left hand side proximally. The outer perimeter of the microlith has fine retouch to the distal left margins and proximate right hand margins. The ventral surface is flat and demonstrates the same retouch pattern as the dorsal surface. There is one negative scar present at the proximal end, encompassing t…
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-35B381
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete flint microlith of mesolithic date 8300-3500 BC. The dorsal surface has one predominant arrise left of the centre which runs from proximal to distal ends. There are numerous negative scars across the dorsal surface with a possible striking platform slightly left the centre of the proximal end. The outer margin has fine retouch creating a serrated edge. The ventral surface is predominantly smooth with ripples of percussion running from the left hand side centrally and one large negative scar to the distal end. There is a continuation of the possible striking platform at the …
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulrome', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-34F0B4
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Flint tertiary blade with extensive retouch, probably of Mesolithic date. The proximal end has been retouched/chipped with the platform and part of the bulb of percussion removed. Scars on the dorsal face from at least two previous long parallel removals form the same platform. Short semi-abrupt scalar to sub-parallel retouch worked from the ventral side down the entire right edge (looking from the dorsal face). Translucent pale grey-buff flint, 33.9mm long, 13.4mm wide, 3.8mm thick; 1.59 grams.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-344645
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Three small fragments of flint blades with retouched edges. 1. Proximal end of a knapped flint tertiary blade. Bulb of percussion, bulb scars and ripples on the ventral face. It is triangular in section with a central ridge on the dorsal face. The right edge (looking from the ventral face) has been retouched with short, scalar, semi-abrupt to abrupt retouch from the dorsal face. Retouched snap at the distal end. There appears to be the start of a deliberate retouched notch for snapping the blade in the centre of the left edge before it thickens around the bulb. Dark grey translucent…
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-33C331
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Proximal end of a snapped chert tertiary blade of Mesolithic to early Neolithic date. The blade has a snap at the distal end, bulb of percussion at the proximal end on the ventral face and arises from previous parallel removals from the same platform on the dorsal face. The edges are chipped but there is a also a small area of retouch in the centre of the left edge, viewed from the dorsal side. Possibly an attempt to further snap the blade. Dark brown chert with white mottling. 28.3mm long, 15.2mm wide and 4.5mm thick; it weighs 2.49 grams.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-339C37
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
One fragment of a knapped flint blade and one bladelet or piece of debitage, both probably Mesolithic in date. The bladelet has a bulb of percusison on the ventral face and evidence of previous parallel removals form the same platform on the dorsal face; 0.37 grams. The fragment is the middle section of a blade with clear percussion waves on the ventral face and arises from parallel removals on the dorsal. There are multiple chips from the edges, some of which maybe accidental others may be from deliberate attempts to snap the blade; 0.97 grams. High quality dark grey flint.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: ESS-31D206
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Possible flint waste flake with platform preparation. There is a small amount of scaring around the point of percussion, and a large bulb of percussion with radiating ripples along the length of the ventral surface. The dorsal surface is also covered in ripples, and there is one ridge along its length. The distal end is largely covered in natural cortex. It has a 'V' shaped cross section at the proximal end, which becomes rectangular at the distal end. It is 36.58mm long, 44.84mm wide, 10.88mm thick and weighs 18.50 grams.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: ESS-31BF52
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Multiplatform flint core; flakes have been struck from the flint nodule from 6 different platforms, usually turned through 90 degrees. There is a small amount of cortex surviving on two opposing faces of the flint nodule. The surface is covered in ridges and impact ripples where previous flakes have been removed. It measures 69.38mm by 82.01mm by 46.56mm and weighs 242 grams. The flint is mid grey and has some repatination on the surface.
Created on: Friday 16th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SUR-20C047
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A small group of struck flint of broadly mesolithic to neolithic date. The group comprises: a possible microburin (19.8 x 11.45mm); and end scraper of mottled brown flint (40.80mm x 27.11mm x 12.43mm); a flake of red/brown flint with a hinge fracture and not further worked (48.02mm wide x 49.80mm long); a small flake.
Created on: Thursday 15th March 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 20th March 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SUSS-DEF731
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A flint knapped flake, probably dating to either the Mesolithic or Neolithic period (8300-2100 BC). Although the platform is missing, there is a strong bulb of percussion and conchoidal ripples present on the ventral surface. No signs of retouch or further knapping are visible to suggest that this flake was modified as a tool. It measures 35.37 mm long, 22.75 mm wide, 4.83 mm thick and weighs 6.99 grams.
Created on: Monday 12th March 2012
Last updated: Thursday 15th March 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SUSS-DECED5
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A knapped flint flake, probably dating to either the Mesolithic or Neolithic periods (8300-2100 BC). The flake shows no signs of retouch, but the platform, bulb of percussion and light ripples can be seen on the ventral face. A small natural chert inclusion is visible near the dorsal proximal end. It measures 47.34 mm long, 31.1 mm wide, 4.87 mm thick and weighs 7.82 grams.
Created on: Monday 12th March 2012
Last updated: Thursday 15th March 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SOM-D16534
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Mesolithic chert blade core. Flat prepared platform on the top. It is now D shaped in section with a irregular, broken but generally flat back with large removals and accidental breaks and a convex front with evidence for repeated parallel blade removals. The front angles under at c.70-80 degrees to the top. There is an area of cortex still remaining at the distal end. Dark brown chert with white mottles. 39.0mm long, 41.6mm wide and 22.2mm thick, it weighs 43.19 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-D10968
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Central section of a knapped chert blade. The blade is broken at both the ventral and distal ends. At the ventral end the bulb of percussion has been removed by an irregular snap. There is a knapped notch to the right side which probably started the snap but it has not snapped evenly, creating a point down the left edge. The distal end is straight with short, scalar retouch. It is dark brown flint and is 28.7mm long, 22.8mm wide and 5.3mm thick, it weighs 3.32 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-D0E6F4
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Notched chert tertiary blade. Prominent bulb of percussion on the ventral face. Arises on the dorsal face suggest previous parallel removals. There is a knapped notch half way down the right edge on the ventral face probably as a preliminary to snapping it. The blade is in pale gray-buff chert. It is 40.4mm long, 17.5mm wide and 5.7mm thick, it weighs 3.63 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-D0A937
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Fragments of six tertiary chert blades. One proximal end, two middle sections and three distal ends. The blades have neat snaps, and on some, there is clear evidence of deliberate notching. The blades show evidence on the dorsal faces of multiple previous parallel removals. The proximal piece has a clear bulb of percussion. One is in pale buff chert, two in mid-grey chert and three in white mottled chert with small mottles of black and dark grey. They weigh 11.18 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-D09067
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two chert blades. The blades have highly arched dorsal faces with evidence of multiple previous parallel removals. On both blades large bulb scars have removed most of the bulb of percussion on the ventral face. One is in pale buff chert, they other, which has c.15% cortex remaining on the dorsal face, is in dark grey-brown chert. They weigh 23.43 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-D07994
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two pieces of chert debitage, from other material found near by they could be Mesolithic or Neolithic in date. 5.29 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-CEAF31
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
One very small Mesolithic blade core in pale to mid-grey flint. It is conical with a prepared platform at the top and angled sides showing repeated, parallel bladelet removals. One side is still covered in cortex suggesting it is pebble flint. There is also a patch of cortex in the middle of the other side, either from a flaw in the flint or suggesting a very small pebble was used. It is illustrates the intense utilisation of available material. It is 24.1 by 17.5mm across the top and 26.4mm long, it weighs 9.82 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-CE0402
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Twelve snapped flagements of blades. Seven proximal ends (microburin), two centre sections and three distal ends. Only three have any cortex remaining and on those it is less than 15% coverage. The proximal ends show evidence of working off prepared platforms and all show evidence on the dorsal faces of repeated parallel removals frpm a blade core. Some at least of the snaps are deliberate with chipping to one side suggesting the pieces were notched before snapping. The flint varies, one is palest grey, two pale buff while the others are mid grey with paler mottling. They weigh 21.08 …
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Lydeard', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-CD0166
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Knapped chert tertiary blade of probably Mesolithic to Early Neolithic date. Struck off a prepared platform with the bulb of percussion remaining on the ventral face. It has an angled snap at the distal end. The edges are slightly chipped all the way along and may have been used. It is pale buff chert which has developed a white patina. It is 30.7mm long, 18.4mm wide and 4.9mm thick; it weighs 2.98 grams.
Created on: Sunday 11th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combe Florey', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-B3CE72
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Eight knapped flint blade segments of Mesolithic or early Neolithic date. Four proximal ends, three middle sections and one distal end. The segments have a mix of straight and more irregular breaks, some at least of which are probably deliberate. Two are tertiary pieces, the rest secondary, none have more than twenty percent cortex coverage and most less than 10%. Two of the proximal ends are struck off the cortex and two off prepared platforms. Several have regular parallel arises on the dorsal face suggesting they were struck off cores used to produce multiple blades. The flint rang…
Created on: Saturday 10th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combe Florey', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-B3C5F1
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Knapped flint tertiary blade of Mesolithic date. The blade is damaged at both ends with the striking platform and most of the bulb of percussion missing. There are regular parallel arises on the dorsal face indicating previous blade removals from the same platform. The flint has built up a white patina but recent chips show the flint to be mid-grey. It is 54.5mm long, 18.9mm wide and 4.8mm thick; it weighs 5.60 grams
Created on: Saturday 10th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combe Florey', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-B29393
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Three pieces of flint debitage ranging from pale buff to mid grey with paler mottling. 6.63 grams. On the evidence of other material from this site it could be Mesolithic to Bronze Age in date.
Created on: Saturday 10th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combe Florey', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SOM-B211A7
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
One knapped flint core and a chunk from a second core. The core has been worked on both sides but there is a natural flaw (air pocket) in the flint on one side and removals from that side appear more irregular and possibly relate to core preparation. The side without the flaw has been worked with regular, parallel blade removals starting at the prepared platform at one end. Cortex covers the distal end and c.20% of the flawed side. This indicates the piece is pebble flint which could be sourced relatively locally. It has been worked to a stage where further removals would be difficu…
Created on: Saturday 10th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combe Florey', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SWYOR-DEBB78
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Three flint cores of probable Mesolithic date. The smallest is 21.47mm long, 19.98mm wide and 12.02mm thick. 4.75g. It is an exhausted blade core formed from mottled tan flint. The next is 31.67mm long, 28.07mm wide and 14.79mm thick. 12.7g. It is a blade core on mottled grey flint. The last is 34.58mm long, 25.5mm wide and 20.13mm thick. 17.47g. It is a unideirectional blade core with some cortex on one edge. The flitn is mottled grey.
Created on: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-D04151
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A group of four flint microliths dating from the late Mesolithic period. They are geometric types formed on patinated flint. The first is kite shaped and is 22.31mm long, 8.6mm wide and 3.03mm wide. 0.6g. There are larger removals on the left edge which is thick, and fine retouch on the thinner right edge. The second is sub rectangular in plan and is 22.48mm long, 7.36mm wide and 3.07mm thick. 0.52g. It has retouch on the left side only. The third is triangular and is 21.17mm long, 7.96mm wide and 3.07mm thick. 0.42g. The apex of the triangle is at the proximal end. There is fine re…
Created on: Tuesday 28th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-D019F3
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A group of four flint microliths dating from the Early Mesolithic period. They are formed on broad flakes of translucent grey flint with some mottling. The longest is 36.38mm long, 10.76mm wide, 3.46mm thick, 1.34g. It has fine retouch from the dorsal face along both sides. There are long removals on the dorsal face. The next longest is 31.46mm long, 13.03mm wide and 3.84mm thick. 1.64g. The slightly tan coloured flitn has very fine retouch along both sides. The proximal end is rounded. The next is 29.84mm long, 12.84mm wide and 3.9mm thick. 1.7g. The distal end is snapped and the p…
Created on: Tuesday 28th February 2012
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: SWYOR-CFEE52
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two flint microliths dating from the Mesolithic period. They are formed on translucent grey flint and have very fine retouch on the edges. The larger is 22.95mm long, 9.82mm wide and 2.75mm thick. 0.68g. The smaller is 16.75mm long, 8.68mm wide, 1.62mm thick. 0.28g.
Created on: Tuesday 28th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Spatial data recorded.

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Record ID: LANCUM-B99AA3
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Black high quality chert core with multiple striking platforms. At least two microliths have been struck off its edges. Dates from c8300 - c2900 BC. Measures 12mm x 11mm x 5mm.
Created on: Monday 27th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pendle', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: PUBLIC-2B64C6
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A microlith formed on a bladelet of grey brown flint. The left margin has been abruptly retouched and blunted along its length forming a point at the distal end. The right margin is unretouched and sharp with a small natural nick in the edge. It may have been hafted with the blunt edge set with resin into a groove in a wood or bone tool. Butler(2005) illustrates a small lanceolate piece on page 101, fig 39, 14.
Created on: Monday 20th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 19th March 2013
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Record ID: HESH-277187
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete 'snapped' flint blade of probable Mesolithic date (6500BC - 3500BC). The flint blade is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and triangular (crested) in cross section. The bulb of percussion and lower half of the blade have both been removed through snapping. The dorsal face shows three ridges (crests) where previous blades have been removed fro a core. The long edges have been rolled in the soil but there is no evidence of retouch. The flint is a mid grey mottled colour with large areas of mid cream grey coloured mottling. The flint is also very course suggesting a chert like s…
Created on: Monday 20th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 7th August 2012
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Record ID: LVPL-24B528
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Reddish brown flint blade. Probably local to the area where it was found, originating from the glacial clay or perhaps river gravels. It is a by-product of the shaping of a larger irregular lump of flint, so that regular shaped pieces can be taken off it to work into tools. The longer than narrow, parallel sided shape is characterised as a blade. In some circumstances the blades are then 'retouched' by finely working the edge in a deliberate way to produce tools or sometimes they can be just used as they are without further working, for cutting or scraping. This one does not betra…
Created on: Monday 20th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selby area', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-D29F41
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lithic implement of Mesolithic date (6300-4300 BC). Small awl like microlith with an abrupt point to the distal end created by an abrupt notch removed from the right hand side of the flint. The Ventral surface contains four negative scars and three arrises. The outer margin has fine retouch with the exception of the notched incision. The ventral surface contains a blub of percussion on the proximal edge. The object is light brown with some cream inclusions throughout. Similar examples can be found in Bond, C. (2004) pg 109, fig 5.93, no.159. Length: 23.8mm, Width: 11.…
Created on: Thursday 16th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bempton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-D20320
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lithic implement of late Mesolithic date (6300-4300 BC). Small Blade like microlith, slightly pointed towards the distal end and blunted towards the proximal end with a notch incised in the left hand side. The dorsal surface contains three clear negative scars towards the proximal end and some slight cracking ripples. The margin demonstrates fine retouching. The ventral surface towards the proximal end contains a blub of percussion and faint cracking ripples. The colour is light grey with cream inclusions throughout. Similar examples can be seen in the PAS database: Uni…
Created on: Thursday 16th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bempton', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: YORYM-D1D993
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete lithic implement of late Mesolithic date (6300-4300 BC). Small blade like microlith, pointed at the distal end and with a notch incised in the left hand side. The dorsal surface has a raised ridge along the medial line and the outer margin contains fine retouching. The ventral surface is smooth with the exception of faint cracking ripples and one notch at the proximal end which is a possible hafting point. The colour is light grey with cream inclusions throughout. Similar examples can be seen in the PAS database: Unique ID: PUBLIC-1569D4, and Unique ID: SWYOR-43C502, an…
Created on: Thursday 16th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bempton', grid reference and parish protected.

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