Keys to the Past

Flint Flake (Belsay)

An unusual disc-shaped flint flake made from a pebble was found during fieldwalking at this site. It is not possible to date a simple object like this, though it probably belongs to the Neolithic or Bronze Age.

Reference number:N10678
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay


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