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Excavations at Mountsandel, Lower Site, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
“Credit is due to the late A McL May for spotting the Mesolithic potentialities of Mountsandel (Lower) by observing the abundance of worked Flints in dark, apparently occupation, soil which became visible as a result of a small landslip at the top of a extremely steep, well nigh precipitous, river bluff cut by the River Bann through glacial sands and gravel. A limited excavation in April 1959 was carried out in collaboration with Mr A.Mc L May (then aged 78 years).A further excavation was commenced in 1968.
P.S. The Mountsandel (Lower) is to be distinguished from the ‘Upper’ (brown on map) excavated in the 1970’s by P.C.Woodman, subsequently reported in N.I.Archaelogical Monograph No 2 (H.M.S.O.) in 1985.
A.E.P.Collins U.J.A. Vol 46 1983 Excavations at Mountsandel, Lower Site, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry https://www.jstor.org/stable/20567892
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