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Monument record MDR1195 - Possible Barrow (site of), west of Hurdlow Town, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (3)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small tumulus on a hill next to Cronkstone Hill and above the Hich Peak Railway, near Hurdlow, was opened by Bateman on the 21st July 1849. He found a horse's tooth, a bit of thin bronze and burnt bones in a small cist. (1) The summit of the "next hill" is at SK 1123 6649. Here there is some disturbance resembling the remains of an excavated tumulus. Surveyed at 1/2500. (2) There is no barrow at the site previously suggested, SK 1123 6649. The barrow excavated by Bateman, described as small could equally have been elsewhere on the ridge to the North and West. (3, 6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1861. Ten Years' Diggings in Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills. p. 56.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 03-FEB-66.
  • <3> Index: OS. SK 16 NW 8. SK 16 NW 8.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p. 45.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 1087. 1087.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 7:51.



Grid reference Centred SK 1123 6659 (212m by 215m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR775

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Record last edited

Jun 8 2017 3:12PM

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