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Monument record MDR11525 - Possible Barrow, Rowter Farm, Castleton

Type and Period (2)

  • ? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)
  • ? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 1380 8181: No information. (1). A small mound approximately eight metres across situated on top of a broad ridge overlooking the Winnats Pass and the hillfort of Mam Tor. The feature has been disturbed during the building of adjacent field walls. The feature may comprise a natural outcrop from which stone has been extracted, consequently the mound may be quarry spoil. However, given the location of the mound, it may be a prehistoric barrow. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 1.15.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Bevan, B & Sidebottom, P (PDNPA). 1995. Rowter Farm, Castleton & Woodside Farm, Oxlow End, Peak Forest, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1995. No. 81, p 19.
  • <3> Article in serial: Barnatt, J. 1999. 'Taming the land: Peak District farming and ritual in the Bronze Age', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol. 119, pp 19-78.



Grid reference SK 13799 81813 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3893

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 12:11PM

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