Keys to the Past

Mesolithic Findspot 300 Meters From Crimson Hourse Farm, Crimdon Dene (Blackhall Rocks)

A large number (over 8000) Mesolithic flints have been found on a small cliff at this site. The remains of half-made tools show that this was a site where tools were manufactured.

Reference number:D116
Historical period: Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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