Monument record MDR15457 - Modern stone circle, Park Farm, Little Eaton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late 20th Century to 21st Century - 1990 AD to 2012 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A stone circle was located and photographed by a member of the public whilst out walking in December 2012. It was situated near Park Farm, at approximately SK 359 422. Despite walking out that way in the past, the stone circle had not previously been noticed, and it is suspected to be a modern hoax; possibly using stones from local disused quarries [SMR 22312 & SMR 22304]. (1, 2) The stone circle can be seen on Google Maps aerial photographs at SK 35877 42183. It cannot be seen on Bing Maps aerial photographs, or any historic or modern OS maps, indicating that the stone circle is, in fact, modern. (3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Correspondence: Charlton, J. 2012. Email correspondence re: modern stone circle, received by HER Officer 21/12/2012. Email.
  • <2> Photograph: Photograph Collection, Conservation & Design section, Derbyshire County Council. HER Images (digital).
  • <3> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. http://maps.google.com/. Website viewed 16/04/2015.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Manning, N. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3586 4218 (21m by 20m)
Civil Parish LITTLE EATON, EREWASH, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 11:23AM

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