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R G S Anderson

Waste flint, Mark Farm, Castle Kennedy

Period:
Neolithic
Description:

Some of the hundreds of pieces of waste flint left behind after tool making.

 

Hundreds of flint tools were found in ploughed fields at Mark Farm in the 1930s.  They mark the site of a fairly large Neolithic settlement.  Many of these flints were collected by local farm workers and given to the local minister, R. G. Anderson.

Place of Discovery:
Mark Farm, Castle Kennedy
Materials/Media:
Flint
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2007.04.10
Digital Number:
SMAH 030
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council

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