Keys to the Past

Flint tools near Hammer and Sandy Burns (Tritlington and West Chevington)

A number of Mesolithic flint tools have been found, close to the junction of the Sandy and Hammer Burns. They were probably made from stone pebbles found in the nearby stream.

Reference number:N13363
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
Event(s):FIELDWALKING SURVEY, Fieldwalking Results from Maiden's Hll Archaeological Evaluation 2001; The Archaeological Practice Ltd

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Source of Reference
Local History of Tritlington and West Chevington

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