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Monument record MDR1272 - Hut circles, Kirkdale Mine, Sheldon

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[SK 1801 6898] Two hut circles. (1). Surface quarrying and mining are the only features in this area. (2). Two hut circles reported by C James in 1958. Visited by L B Cooper, 4th February 1977. Two depressions on separate flat areas each about 0.5 acres. The depression measures some 14 ft across with banks c. 0.3m high, and the centre 0.6m deep. Adjacent are remains of old dew pond and hollow-way track ascending close to the flat areas. Not thought to be from mining. (3).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Corr. 6".
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 11-MAR-66.
  • <3> Index: OS. SK 16 NE 11. SK 16 NE 11.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1762. 1762.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 12414.1-6.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 1: Context, Inventory, Summary & Analyses. No. N157.



Grid reference Centred SK 1797 6902 (262m by 348m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR997

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Record last edited

Nov 27 2007 2:17PM

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