No structural remains or pottery of a definitely Neolithic character are recorded
from Fife, Kinross, or Clackmannan, which in this respect present a parallel with
the Lothians. ยน It must be noted, however, that some artifacts of a very early
type have been found. From the island of Inchkeith (No. 347), which is included in
the parish of Kinghorn, came bone "flaking-tools" of a type associated at Oban
and on the island of Oronsay with remains which are representative of a pre- Neolithic

[Map inserted]
FIG. 2. - Distribution Map of Prehistoric Monuments.
N.B. - A number known from records cannot be exactly located.

culture. In each of the three counties under review stray implements of stone, includ-
ing flint, have been picked up in various localities, chiefly near the sea, and about a score
of such axe-heads and perforated axe-hammers are lodged in the National Museum,
while quite as many more exist in private collections. There have also been sporadic
finds of flint arrow-heads in Fife, but only one example is known to have come from
Clackmannan, and none from Kinross-shire. Since stone continued to be used in such

1 Cf. Inventories : East Lothian and Midlothian and West Lothian. Since the publication of the former
Inventory many fragments of pottery vessels have been found at Hedderwick, East Lothian, which, it is
thought, may belong "either to the late Stone Age or to the overlap period between it and the Bronze
Age." - Proc. Soc. Ant. Scot., 1xiii (1928-9), p. 35.

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