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Findspot - Mesolithic flint tools

Summary Findspot - flint tools dating to the Mesolithic period were found 500m north east of Bretford.
What Is It?  
Type: Findspot
Period: Mesolithic (10000 BC - 4001 BC)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Kings Newnham
District: Rugby, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 43 77
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Site excavated 1968. On Site B there was a fossil soil with a number of Mesolithic flints including backed blades, cores and flakes.
2 Mesolithic industry from old land surface included three cores, one scraper, one microlith.
3 Dating confirmed as Mesolithic.

Source No: 2
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Gazetteer of Meso Sites
Author/originator: Wymer J J
Date: 1977
Page Number: 328
Source No: 1
Source Type: Excavation Report
Title: SAVRR
Author/originator: Simpson D D A
Date: 1968
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: 5
Source No: 3
Source Type: Verbal communication
Title: Aggregates Assessment
Author/originator: Stuart Palmer
Date: 2006
Page Number:
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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

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