Mesolithic finds from Blacklow Hill

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a large number of Mesolithic flints artefacts were found on land adjacent to Blacklow Hill. The area is now partially coverd by the A46.

Notes about this historic site

1 Flint scatter found during excavation of Saxon (?) site in 1971. John Hedges Collection, large numbers of cores, blades/flakes, scrapers, microliths and other flints.
2 A Mesolithic flint scatter coincided with the above mentioned site. The excavation provided the largest Mesolithic flint assemblage ever collected in the Midlands. Over 5000 cores, microliths and flakes were recovered.
3 Dating given as between the Mesolithic and the Bronze Age.

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