Keys to the Past

Flint scraper (Broomley and Stocksfield)

A large flint scraper was discovered at Stocksfield in the 1930s, but may originally have come from a sand and gravel extraction site near Eltringham south of the River Tyne. The scraper is probably Mesolithic in date.

Reference number:N9841
Historical period: Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Broomley and Stocksfield

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