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Monument record MDR1067 - Field system, Roystone Rocks, Ballidon

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Single hilltop enclosed by Roman period wall and has Romano British settlements [SMR 945] on its east flank. Suggested winter pasture for stock. (1). A survey in 2000 recorded that these Romano-British field systems are well preserved and consist of lynchets and double orthostatic walls. The dating was based on excavation across one boundary and the walls. (3). Photographic record. (4). Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: Hodges, R & Wildgoose, M. 1981. 'Romans in the White Peak Roystone Grange Project and its regional implications', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hodges, R (University of Sheffield). 1991. Wall-to-Wall History: The Story of Roystone Grange.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Bevan, B (PDNPA). 2000. Peak District Romano-British Rural Upland Settlement Survey, 1998-1000. 3 vols..
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 961.1.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Marriott, J (PDNPA). 2011. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Romano-British Field Wall and Embankment.



Grid reference Centred SK 19906 56616 (335m by 287m)

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  • EDR3228

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2014 2:26PM

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