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Ebchester Mesolithic flints (Shotley Low Quarter)

Several Mesolithic worked flints have been discovered near Ebchester, on the Northumberland side of the county boundary. They include microliths, scrapers, cores and blades and flakes.

Reference number:N10843
Historical period: Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, A Report on an archaeological watching brief on a new sewage pipe line trench from East Law, Ebchester, to Blackhall Mill, Tyne & Wear. 1991-1993 1993
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Broad Oak Quarry 2008; Archaeological Research Services

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shotley Low Quarter

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