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Monument record MDR114 - Anglian round barrow (lost, approximate site of), Earl Sterndale, Hartington Middle Quarter

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Dimensions- diameter is 8m; height is 0.3m. One of three unlocated barrows (SMR 6848, 6849, 6850) north of Hurdlow. Excavated by T Bateman on 10th July 1849. This barrow contained an extended inhumation accompanied by an iron knife. Apparently destroyed by quarrying, presumably Dow Low quarry. (1, 3-7) 'Nearer Buxton' than SMR 6848. The burial was decayed but postulated from grave pit or shallow rock cut grave. The only find it contained was the iron knife. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1861. Ten Years' Diggings in Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills. pp. 52-54.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Bateman, T. Descriptions of, and Observations on, Further Discoveries in the Barrows of Derbyshire.
  • <3> Article in serial: Ozanne, A. 1962-3. 'The Peak Dwellers', Medieval Archaeology. Volume 6-7. pp. 51-52.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Meaney, A. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p. 46.
  • <6> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1088. 1088.
  • <7> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 7:49.



Grid reference Centred SK 095 674 (681m by 323m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR107

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Record last edited

Jul 2 2019 4:02PM

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