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Monument record MDR11547 - Round cairn, Magpie Sough, Ashford in the Water

Type and Period (1)

  • ? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 1858 6966. Round cairn measuring five and half metres in length, four metres in breadth and 0.3 metres in height. It is located on the valley side on the end of a spur with good visibility of the Wye Valley bottom only. It is a small cairn which has been stone probed throughout, with a kerb of three to four visible limestone blocks on the northern side. A bare path at the centre may be a backfilled trial excavation or is fortuitous. (1,2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 6.16.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1992. Land at Ashford, Chatsworth Estate, Ashford and Sheldon, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1992.
  • <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 18589 69655 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3717

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Record last edited

Feb 23 2015 2:36PM

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