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Scheduled Monument: SETTLEMENT SITE AND ENCLOSURES (1007028)

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Authority Historic England
Other Ref SM Cat. No. 251
Date assigned
Date last amended


This record has been generated from an "old county number" (OCN) scheduling record. These are monuments that were not reviewed under the Monuments Protection Programme and are some of our oldest designation records. As such they do not yet have the full descriptions of their modernised counterparts available. A multi-period prehistoric cropmark site comprising part of a cursus (100m wide and at least 500m long) ring ditches, a cluster of pennanular ditches, pits and superimposed field systems and enclosures. Professor St Joseph notes that "several of the circular features show clear signs of an entrance, but seem too large to be interpreted as the sites of Iron Age or Romano-British round huts. They perhaps represent small ditched enclosures within which individual houses may have stood". It is possible that on at least some of the circular feature s is a class 1 henge. < 1> Site under corn stubble, possibly under sown with grass-no surface signs of earthwork .< 3 > SOURCES = Desc text/AM7//1978//< 1> ; AP/////NMR Photos SK 3128: 1; 3; 4; 5; 7; 8. SK 3129: 1; 4; 9. SK 3229: 2; 6.< 2>; Desc text/AM107/Hart CR/1984//< 3 >

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Sources (4)

  • Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1986. Scheduling Notification: Settlement Site and Enclosures. DERBYSHIRE (PARTS 5-8). SM Cat. No. 251.
  • Unpublished document: Guilbert, G (TPAT). 1989. Potlock: April 1989 Summary Report.
  • Unpublished document: Guilbert, G (TPAT). 1990. Potlock Cursus: 1989-90 Summary Report to DAAC.
  • Unpublished document: Guilbert, G (TPAT). 1990. Potlock Cursus: 1990/91 Summary Report to DAAC.



Grid reference Centred SK 3199 2902 (420m by 497m)
Map sheet SK32NW

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Jul 25 2022 11:52AM

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