MSO12186 - Prehistoric flint implement finds northwest of Blackford (Monument)


A collection of prehistoric flints was recovered from this location.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A collection of over 100 flints has been collected from the fields of Blackford Farm between 1940 and 1945 comprising cores, scrapers, fabricators and Neolithic and Bronze age arrowheads. They were found in wide area, but one concentration in fields called "Great Cooklands". [1] There is also a worked flint flake or knife, length 2.25 inches found at Blackford (Selworthy), and presented to Taunton Museum in 1916 which is likely to have come from one of these sites. [2] See MSO12187, MSO12188, MSO12189 for other concentrations of flint on this farm. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1965. SS94NW. 7. [Mapped feature: #35310 ]
  • <2> Article in serial: Anon (H St George Gray). 1916. Additions to the museum. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 62. 40.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Chris Webster, Somerset County Council SMR / HER, 25 November 1998.



Grid reference SS 9233 4560 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35231

Record last edited

Apr 22 2021 11:13AM


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