Tyne and Wear HER(385): Sunderland, Ashburn, ? flints - Details
Sunderland, Ashburn, ? flints
In 1939 Gibbs recorded the discovery of "blue patinated artifacts" from the boulder clay in the Ashburn area. The objects are presumed lost.
<< HER 385 >> Antiquities of Sunderland, G.B. Gibbs, 1939, Neolithic Man in County Durham, Vol. 19 (for 1929-32), p. 25 R. Young, 1987, Lithics and Subsistence in North-Eastern England, British Archaeological Report, British Series,Vol. 161, pp. 294-5, F 176