Monument record MDR100 - Rock shelter, Tor Rock, Hartington Upper Quarter

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Undated rock shelters at Tor Rock were examined by Micah Salt in 1905. Bone and iron objects, much charcoal and burnt bones were found. (1). This is a rock shelter in a craggy limestone outcrop on a steep slope above Swallow Brook. It was examined in 1905 by Micah Salt whose finds were very similar to those from Swallow Tor Cave. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Buxton Archaeology Society. SMR: Card 45.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 2243.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1997. Fough Farm, Hartington Upper and Middle Quarter, Derbyshire, archaeological survey. pp 16-17, Feature 21.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 0653 6798 (13m by 9m) (Centre)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR219
  • EDR4083

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Record last edited

Aug 27 2015 10:26AM

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