Findspot - Mesolithic flint flakes

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a scatter of flint flakes of Mesolithic date was found 700m north of Newtown.

Notes about this historic site

1 Dense scatter of flint examined by a number of individuals.
2 A large quantity of flint was brought to the Museum for identification. Much of this flint was Palaeolithic and included flakes, blades, bladelets, cores etc (see source for details).
3 Material was found here in 1976. This included a Mesolithic flint scatter with 128 scrapers, 111 microliths, 7 microburins, 49 burins, numerous blades, cores, potboilers and other Neolithic and Bronze Age material.
6 This site is partly destroyed by the Birmingham-Nuneaton railway.
7 Notes on finds.

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