Tyne and Wear HER(837): Trow Rocks, flint flakes - Details
Trow Rocks, flint flakes
Tools and Equipment
Gibbs recorded the discovery of "flakes and chips" from Trow Rocks, "in light boulder clay, with a patch of red sandy clay above it". These are assumed lost, but an unknown number of flints from Trow Rocks are in the Wilf Dodds Collection now in the Bowes Museum.
<< HER 837 >> G.B. Gibbs, 1939, Neolithic Man in County Durham, Antiquities of Sunderland, XIX (for 1929-32), 23 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 82 no. 14 R. Young, 1987, Lithics and Subsistence in North-Eastern England, British Archaeological Report, British Series, p. 188 F 61 Pers comm. J. Pickin, 1991, Mesolithic flints from Monkwearmouth -Historic Environment Record