Keys to the Past

Early mesolithic fnds at Fillpoke Beacon, Fillpoke (Blackhall Rocks)

A number of flint tools of Mesolithic date have been found at this site, A radiocarbon date for a hazelnut shell found with them showed that it was about 8800 years old.

Reference number:D120
Historical period: Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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