MSO11313 - Late prehistoric flint implement finds from Great Cooklands (Monument)
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Worked flint flake or knife, length 2.5 inches found at Blackford (Selworthy) and presented to Taunton museum.  No details concerning its provenance but it is likely to have been found in the fields of Blackworthy Farm. A collection of over 100 flints collected from these fields between 1940-45 comprising cores, scrapers, fabricators and Neolithic and Bronze age arrowheads. Found in wide area, but a concentration in six field, including one named "Great Cooklands" (SS 9261 4540).  The Cornish Collection at Taunton Museum includes Mesolithic and Neolithic flints from Tivington. This may refer to Tivington Farm, from which the collection referred to in  was sourced.  The Tivington Collection includes Mesolithic flints: 2 blades or flakes, 5 scrapers, 7 microliths. [5,6]
- <1> SMO4109 Serial: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1851-. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. Volume 62 (1916), 40 (H St George Grey).
- <2> SMO7320 Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. 15 June 1965, SS94NW7.
- <4> SMO7320 Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey notes, 20 June 1965.
- <5> SMO5219 Monograph: Wymer, J.J. + Bonsall, C.J. (Editors). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales, with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology. CBA Research Report No 20. 248.
- <6> SSO1748 Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979. SS94NW. 21.
- <7> SSO1 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 33668 - National Trust record.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9161 4543 (119m by 146m)|
|Civil Parish||LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 33668
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Dec 1 2020 4:30PM
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