Mesolithic and Neolithic flints from The Heughs (Craster)
A number of worked flints of Mesolithic and Neolithic date have been discovered on The Heughs at Craster throughout the 20th century. They include microliths, burins and scrapers as well as two leaf-shaped arrowheads. Part of The Heughs has been suggested as a workshop, or flint working site.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
|Event(s):||TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland:archaeological, architectural and historical investigations 2004; English Heritage|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Craster
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