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Lower Heysham - Heysham Head (Natural Rock Feature)

Described as a "potentially important Mesolithic site" in The Archaeology of Lancashire (1996) it is agreed that further excavation of the area is needed to fully understand the significance of the finds so far discovered.

Oddendale Cairn I (Cairn(s))

Visited yesterday with archaeolgoy tutor who confirmed that this is indeed a later addition and not prehistoric. A nice touch though!
A recent move to a bizarre coastal village which gets cut off by the tide twice daily has meant my stone-hunting has become less frequent and also necessitated us selling the VW campervan (boo!) but.....I am still attempting to discover everything within my natural hunting grounds (N Lancs/Cumbria) and I keep being drawn further north to Scotland.......a recent trip to Aberdeenshire has helped develop a healthy obsession with RSCs!

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