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)
Archive: Knight, D (TPAT). 1984-1986. Fieldwalking Survey of Elmton - archive fieldwalking sheets held in the SMR. Acc. No. E52.
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.
Find a placename, postcode or grid reference
The map is limited to 3000 records per layer so not all records are being displayed for this area. Zoom in to see more.
Centred SK 50838 75231 (190m by 206m)
ELMTON, BOLSOVER, DERBYSHIRE
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (1)
Please contact the HER for details.
External Links (0)
Record last edited
Jun 12 2017 4:29PM
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.