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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 443
 Date Entered 31/01/2012
 Updated on 31/01/2012
 Recorded by Ric Carter
 Category Lithic Find / Scatter
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 28/01/2012
 Location Black Beck
 Civil Parish Bellerby
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 343m
 Geology (To follow)
 Record Name Black Beck Lithics Site
 Record Description Lithics scatter, surface-collected from high ground above Black Beck. Mostly of chert but some flint.Possible multi-period occupation site. Further details to follow.
 Image 1 ID 2193         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description worked flint core, possibly dating to early mesolithic period; showing thin, dirty and battered cortex indicating of glacial deposit origin
 Image 2 ID 2194         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description worked flint core ( as above ) but showing where flakes/blades detached
 Image 3 ID 2195         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Chert side-scraper
 Image 4 ID 2196         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description selection of larger pieces of chert collected from the same site with possible evidence of having been worked
 Image 5 ID 2197         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description selection of smaller lithics from the same site, broken blades and flakes, mostly of chert and flint but one of unknown crystalline material (and one
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