Information for record number MWA4595:
Mesolithic flint scatter

Summary A flint scatter dating to the Mesolithic and containing various artefacts was found near Wood End Farm.
What Is It?  
Type: Flint Scatter, Findspot
Period: Early Mesolithic (10000 BC - 7001 BC)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Great Packington
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 25 84
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Four cores, five unretouched blades/flakes, eleven scrapers and one microlith from Close Wood. Now in Coventry Museum.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites
Author/originator: Wymer J
Date: 1977
Page Number: 239
Source No: 2
Source Type: Serial
Title: PCNHSS vol 1 no 4
Author/originator: Shotton F W
Page Number: 65-71
Volume/Sheet: 1: 4
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period Mesolithic About 10,000 BC to 4001 BC

Mesolithic means 'Middle Stone Age'. It is the period that comes between the Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age) and the Neolithic (New Stone Age).

The Mesolithic period is a period of transition from the way people were living during the Palaeolithic period as hunter-gatherers to the development of farming in the Neolithic period.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument FINDSPOT * The approximate location at which stray finds of artefacts were found. Index with object name. back
monument MUSEUM * A building, group of buildings or space within a building, where objects of value such as works of art, antiquities, scientific specimens, or other artefacts are housed and displayed. back
monument WOOD * A tract of land with trees, sometimes acting as a boundary or barrier, usually smaller and less wild than a forest. back
monument FLINT SCATTER * A spatially discrete, though sometimes extensive, scatter of flint artefacts recovered from the surface, eg. by fieldwalking, rather than from a particular archaeological context. back
monument FARM * A tract of land, often including a farmhouse and ancillary buildings, used for the purpose of cultivation and the rearing of livestock, etc. Use more specific type where known. back

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