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Monument record MDR10455 - Flint and pottery, immediately west of Markland Grips, Elmton

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 507752 Markland Grips, Flint Material. An amount of flint was collected by L B Cooper and C R Hart in 1979, from a field outside the Iron Age hillfort. The material comprised a core scraper, a core and 5 utilised flakes. (1) During fieldwalking of the field centred at SK 508752 in December 1984/January 1985, one leaf arrowhead fragment, three single end flake scrapers, one double side flake scraper, one circular flake scraper with all-round retouch, one flake scraper fragment, 2 cores, 44 flakes and 35 fragments of miscellaneous waste were collected. Pottery finds included 17 Romano-British sherds (13 of grey ware, 2 Derbyshire ware and 2 Samian). There were also four medieval pottery sherds, and a large number of post-medieval and modern sherds. The field is adjacent to and outside the ramparts of Markland Grips hillfort and partly occupies the site of the demolished outer ramparts. (2, 3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3985. 3985.
  • <2> Archive: Knight, D (TPAT). 1984-1986. Fieldwalking Survey of Elmton - archive fieldwalking sheets held in the SMR. Acc. No. E52.
  • <3> Article in serial: Knight, D, Garton, D, & Leary, R (TPAT). 1998. 'The Elmton fieldwalking survey: prehistoric and Romano-British artefact scatters', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 118, pp 69-85.



Grid reference Centred SK 50838 75231 (190m by 206m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1891

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:29PM

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