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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 174
 Date Entered 16/04/2011
 Updated on 05/01/2012
 Recorded by Ric Carter
 Category Lithic Find / Scatter
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 08/04/2011
 Location Ellerton Abbey
 Civil Parish Ellerton Abbey
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 169m
 Geology See below
 Record Name Flint
 Record Description A worked flint core, of blue/grey and white colour,showing evidence (image 570)of where both blades and flakes have been detached from a single platform, probably in the Mesolithic or Early Neolithic period. The raw flint material is of tabular (rather than nodular) flint and may originate from the Yorkshire Wolds.
 Dimensions 30mm x 19mm (cortical face)
 Additional Notes Found between the riverbank and the eroded terminal face of the earthworks which run down to the old crossing of the river Swale between Ellerton and Marrick, on the Ellerton side of the river. It cannot be directly associated with the earthworks (image 573), however, and as the core is fresh in appearance, with no signs of battering, it is likely to have been washed out of the riverbank section.
 Image 1 ID 570         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description worked face
 Image 2 ID 571         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description cortical face
 Image 3 ID 572         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description adjacent face - markings
 Image 4 ID 573         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description terminus of earthworks
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