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Monument record MDR1742 - Dam Cliff Field System, 170m south-east of Dam Dale Farm, Tideswell

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 121 783: DAM CLIFF, FIELD, LYNCHET Narrow lynchetted field, not clearly pronounced but possibly Romano - British in date. (1,2). Field system comprising lynchets and low banks, aprtly defining long thin fields, and clearance heaps. The date is probably Romano-British or earlier but without adequete testing this cannot be confirmed. (3). Dam Cliff Romano-British Field System. Visible features include lynchets, earthen and stone banks, possible double orthostatic boundaries, rectilinear enclosures, clearance cairns and possible trackways. The dating is based upon the field type. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1890. 1890.
  • <2> Archive: Butcher, L H. 1":1mile map; Roman Sites in North Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Staffordshire, Sheffield City Museum Collection. Acc. No. SHEFM:1976.1061 D13.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1992. Wheston Hall Farm, Wheston, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1992. No. 1, p 1.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Bevan, B (PDNPA). 2000. Peak District Romano-British Rural Upland Settlement Survey, 1998-1000. 3 vols.. No. 018, pp 27-28.



Grid reference Centred SK 118 780 (353m by 616m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3682

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Record last edited

Feb 19 2015 2:29PM

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