MSO8304 - Mesolithic flint from Timberscombe Churchyard (Find Spot)

Summary

A Mesolithic flint flake was found here in 1845.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 9560 4203. Flint flake with secondary chipping found in the churchyard at Timberscombe, July 1945. Given to the County Museum, Taunton by Dr FC Eeles. [1] This flake is classified as Mesolithic by Taunton Castle Museum. There seem to have been no other finds from the same area. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Serial: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1851. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. Volume 94 (1948-9), 50. [Mapped feature: #46460 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: PITCHER, GHP. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 26 May 1965.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9560 4203 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (1)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE14
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36887
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34112
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35055

Record last edited

Jan 15 2020 4:21PM

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