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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 583
 Date Entered 24/07/2012
 Updated on 24/07/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Lithic Find / Scatter
 Record Type Archaeology
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 Site Description 
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location R. Tees. Upper Teesdale.
 Civil Parish Holwick
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 250m
 Geology Dolerite, Whin cill.
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 Record Description Lithic scatter with both broad blade (Early mesolithic) and narrow blade rod microliths (Late Mesolithic) and other finds including a perforated shale disc idicating occupation at a riverside location from the Early Mesolithic (circa 8000BC) to the Late Mesolithic (Circa 7000BC). Reference: Coggins, D., Laurie T. and Young,R. 1985. 'The Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of the North Pennine Dales in the light of recent fieldwork.' In Bonsall, C.(ed) The Mesolithic in Europe.Papers presented at the Third International Symposium. Edinburgh.
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 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes The lithic finds had eroded from the river bank which has now been consolidated and no further finds have been made since the original discovery of this site during the 1970's by the Late Dennis Coggins.
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