MEM15255 - Prehistoric flint find on Porlock Beach (Find Spot)

Summary

Surface find of a flint tool of prehistoric date, possibly a burin, recovered during archaeological monitoring of Porlock Bay and Marsh.

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Full Description

A worked flint tentatively identified as a burin although the artefact was badly rolled. Recovered during archaeological monitoring of Porlock Bay and Marsh on 22nd November 2002, from the surface on the ramped alluvium on Porlock Beach at circa SS 87377 47815. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 2003. Porlock Bay and Marsh: Record of Archaeological Monitoring 2002-2003. p12.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8737 4781 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:08PM

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