MSO8024 - Prehistoric flint southwest of Piles Mill (Find Spot)

Summary

A flint core and three scrapers were found in 1978, together with the rim of a 16th or 17th Century earthernware cooking pot.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 904 464. A flint core and three scrapers two of which were damaged, were found in arable land at Piles Mill, Selworthy in March 1978, where no previous prehistoric finds have occurred. Also discovered was the rim of a 16th or 17th Century earthernware cooking pot. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. DMT Morcom. [Mapped feature: #45917 ]
  • <2> Serial: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1851-. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. Volume 122 (1978), Somerset Archaeology 1977, 120 (M Aston and BJ Murles).
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 36843, Extant 11 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 904 464 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (3)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11593
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW30
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 36843
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33999

Record last edited

May 11 2022 12:53PM

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