MSO7582 - Neolithic and Bronze Age Implements found near Selworthy Beacon (Monument)
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Mr. Wedlake has in his collection a stone rubber (unclassified) found at 'Z' - SS 91784797; a large number of flint flakes found in the area centred SS 924479; and several Neolithic and Bronze Age arrowheads found within an area centred at SS 92984780. These finds were made between 1942 and 1945 when the area was used as a tank training ground. (1) The area indicated is open heathland. A Neolithic scraper was found on broken ground during investigation. (2) (4) Mesolithic and Neolithic scrapers and worked flints. Most in Cornish collection at Taunton museum. (4)
- <1>XY SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Wedlake, A. L. Nine Elms Nursery Wristland Road Watchet. [Mapped features: #44738 Location of stone rubber, ; #44739 Flint flake collection, ; #44740 Location of several Neolithic and Bronze Age arrowheads, ]
- <2> SMO5103 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigators Comments. Quinell, N. V. 20/06/1965.
- <3> SMO5103 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigators Comments. Palmer, J. 22/07/1965.
- <4> SSO1746 Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1965. SS94NW. 16, 19, 20, 22.
- <5> SSO310 Unassigned: National Trust notes. file 33798.
- <6> SSO1777 Article in serial: Osborn, B.. 1983. Parish surveys in Somerset five: Minehead Without. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 5. P. 21.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 923 478 (1200m by 170m)|
|Civil Parish||MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=36829 (Pastscape entry: 36829)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11424
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW22
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36829
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33798
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