MHG1711 - Various Flints - Ha'Green

Summary

Findspot of flints.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Info from R Stephan-Murray to OS, 11 September 1981. Numerous brown and white beach flint flakes, cores, blades and scrapers, of a mesolithic - neolithic aspect, were found on ploughed surface of the Hotel Field. A few of implements show secondary retouching.
R Stephan-Murray 1981; Information contained in letter to OS, 28 August 1981.

The area is now largely under grass with a corner of a new car park forming part of site. No surface flints are exposed and the present whereabouts of the flints are unknown.
Visited by OS (J B) 7 May 1982.

Some of finds are in NMAS.
Info from R Stephan-Murray to OS, 22 March 1984.

The NMS catalogue lists a collection of flint flakes from Hotel field. Under Acc. No. 2009.147. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 3796 7328 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND37SE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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Related Investigations/Events (0)

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