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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 329
 Date Entered 12/11/2011
 Updated on 13/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Lithic Find / Scatter
 Record Type Archaeology
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Low Row Pasture
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SD 966 981
 Altitude 390m
 Geology Middle Limestone.
 Record Name Melbecks CP. Low Row Pasture. Barb and tanged arrowpoint.
 Record Description Stray find. White patinated flint barb and tanged arrowpoint, Conygar Hill Type -2400-1500BC. (Green 1984). Condition perfect except for small impact damage to the point. Found in molehill on thin turf covered limestone pavement during a Univ of Leeds Extra Mural training survey exercise lead by Mrs Colleen Batey in the 1990's. Deposited in the Richmond Museum.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes Stray flint or chert arrowpoints may be found almost anywhere but most commonly on limestone soils where molehills are frequent (and the prehistoric scrub woodland was more open).
 Image 1 ID 1244         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Low Row pasture. Barb and tanged arrowpoint.
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