Flint finds, Bossington, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115292 / MNA141461
Record type:  Find Spot
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Selworthy; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 893 479
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Summary

Non-worked flint flakes found in Bossington Farm fields

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Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Description

A few flint finds were made when field walking Bossington Farm in 1998 with volunteers, but an average of 1-2 flints per field only were found. These were flakes, not worked, and non-diagnostic but demonstrate prehistoric man did cross the area. The north fields near the sea were affected by flooding, or under permanent grass.

The finds are held at the Holnicote Estate office

Condition: good

References

  • SNA65155 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2007. Bossington Farm Archaeological Survey.

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

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Other Statuses and References

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Associated Events

  • ENA3149 - Field Survey, Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate 2001
  • ENA6642 - Field Survey, Bossington Farm Archaeological Survey

Associated Finds

  • FZN36 - LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Related Records

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