Tyne and Wear HER(384): Hylton Castle hill, miscellaneous worked flints - Details
Hylton Castle hill, miscellaneous worked flints
On the southern slopes of Hylton Castle Hill Preston found worked flints which included a hollow scraper, a food chopper and a pyramidal core, plus two flakes found in 1931. Their present whereabouts are unknown, Miket in 1984 also included in this group "two flints said to have been collected in the 1930s by Dr. A. Raistrick" now at the Craven Museum, Skipton.
<< HER 384 >> H. Preston, 1929, Flint work-sites in North-East Durham, The Vasculum,Vol. 15, no. 4, p. 141 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 63, no. 16.1-3 R. Young, 1987, Lithics and Subsistence in North-Eastern England, British Archaeological Report, British Series, Vol. 161, p. 167, F 44