3. Irish Sea Beach Pebble Flints

These comprise small pebbles, rarely exceeding 50mm in diameter, with a thin, sandblasted cortex. Although some red and grey flint can be found, the predominant colour is yellow to caramel (Figs 1-2).

Figure 1

Figure 1: PTD arrowhead, Drigg (Cherry and Cherry 1985)

Figure 2

Figure 2: Hollow scraper, Eskmeals (Cherry 1963)


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