MHG51172 - Findspot of unworked flint, south of Littleferry

Summary

A deposit of flint observed on the shore opposite Littleferry, possibly the result of a natural source being washed up on the beach.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A deposit of flint has been observed on the shore opposite Littleferry where it is embedded in the sandy bank and scattered amongst the pebbles. This, and the deposit to the north, may relate to a natural marine source of flint being washed up on the beach. <1>
Previous find. Nothing visible during field survey.

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Grid reference NH 80573 95319 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NH89NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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