A Mesolithic settlement site at Howick, Northumberland: a preliminary report

@inproceedings{Waddington2003AMS,
  title={A Mesolithic settlement site at Howick, Northumberland: a preliminary report},
  author={Clive Waddington and Geoff Bailey and Alexandra Louise Bayliss and Ian Boomer and Nicky Milner and Robert S. Shiel and Tony Stevenson and Kerri Pedersen},
  year={2003}
}
Excavations at a coastal site at Howick during 2000 and 2002 have revealed evidence for a substantial Mesolithic settlement and a Bronze Age cist cemetery. Twenty one radiocarbon determinations of the earlier eighth millennium BP (Cal.) indicate that the Mesolithic site is one of the earliest known in northern Britain. An 8m core of sediment was recovered from stream deposits adjacent to the archaeological site which provides information on local environmental conditions. Howick offers a unique… CONTINUE READING

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