Keys to the Past

Peepy Farm flints (Bywell)

A collection of worked flints were discovered when excavations for a gas pipeline were dug. Six microliths and three scrapers were identified. Further finds have been made in this and adjacent fields and bequeathed to the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle.

Reference number:N10086
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell

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