Findspot - Prehistoric flint flakes and a flint axe

Description of this historic site

Findspot - several Prehistoric flint flakes and a flint axe were found 500m north west of Colliery Farm.

Notes about this historic site

1 Flint finds made at the above grid reference. 1 small thick flake – retouched edges – battering on ends, 1 piece flint – some natural and earlier flake scars – later retouch (no patina) also slightly curved edge, 1 ball flint – oblate sphere, 1 piece soft ‘siltstone’ – natural.
2 A flake-axe was also found at this grid reference. This axe appears to have been sharpened by tranchet blows that have reduced its length, for unlike the typical long and narrow flake-axe its length gives the impression of having been reduced.

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