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Monument record MDR115 - Round barrow (lost, approximate site of) (3 in group of 3), 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 north of Hurdlow. Excavated by Bateman on 10th July 1849. This contained a grave with an extended skeleton. Probably destroyed by the extension to Dow Low quarry. (1, 3-6) Destroyed or lost earthen round barrow with its grave oriented east to west. The skeleton was a young adult, possibly male with the head facing west. (7) Unlocated round barrow excavated by Bateman on 10th of July, 1848. A badly destroyed (unclear) primary skeleton was recovered from a rock cut grave, accompanied by an S3 beaker, perforated jet v-shaped button and an arrowhead. (8)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Bateman, T. Descriptions of, and Observations on, Further Discoveries in the Barrows of Derbyshire.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. 15-52.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989.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 7:50.
  • <8> Index: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Peak Park sites and monuments record: Near Dow Low round barrow.



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

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Record last edited

Jul 2 2019 4:02PM

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