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Neolithic Sites Assessment

Date(s): 1998-2001

Creator(s): Centre for Manx Studies

Scope & Content: Correspondence
06 12 1998 JJW to PJD and NCJ with detailed ideas for level of recoding for Neolithic survey; 4 A4 types pages in explanation of fields used; 2 specific examples.
Examples of SMR format for ‘None-specific site’, ‘monument’ and ‘chance find’
05 01 1999 JJW to PJD re. PhD chapters and structure; Neolithic sites to follow same methodology.
NCJ to JJW with copies of SMR reporting structure 1996; 4 x A4 pages.

Site survey new information
NMR information was printed out in standard format and annotated in the field for the following sites:

1. Scard, Le Mod, Lingague, Garey
2. Castletown Reservoir Burial Mound, Scard
3. The Cronk, Greenland, Beeal ny H’aah
5. Cronk Koi, Orrisdale, Michael
6. Knocksharry (standing stone and landscape)
7. Ballachrink.

Sites already visited by JJW or already surveyed
Ballachrink, Lonan, Laxey
Gobinay, Cregneish, Rushen
Ballaragh, Laxey
Croit yn Howe, Clay head
Liaght ny Fawr, German
Ballaharra, German
Meayll Circle
Ballakelly, Santan
King Orry’s Grave, Laxey
The Cloven Stone, Baldrine
Ballafayle, Maughold
13 A4 pages printed out from the NMR.

Preliminary list of Mesolithic and Neolithic flint scatters; JJW for Sinead McCartan; 5 A4 printed pages.

Administration / Biographical History: To review and compose an updated SMR for Neolithic archaeological sites located across the island by Jenny Woodcock; in addition to Iron Age sites (MS 14146/45).
The survey data were lodged with the Manx Museum (NMR).

Jenny Woodcock (JJW), Nick Johnson (NCJ) and Peter Davey (PJD)

Language: English

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: FILE

ID number: MS 14146/42

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