Monument record MDR1748 - Enclosures and settlement, south-west of Wheston Hall, Wheston

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Full Description

SK 1275 7635: WHESTON, ENCLOSURES AND SETTLEMENTS Extensive system of linear enclosures and terraces possibly associated with a Romano-British settlement at SK 129 761 and a further concentration at SK 132 754, at Cherry Slack. Possibility of a hut, backed by the limestone cliff, and associated fields at SK 129 761. (1). SK 1308 7597: Wheston Enclosures South (field system). Visible components include lynchets and stone banks and rectilinear and irregular enclosures. SK 1267 7644: Wheston Enclosures North (field system). Earthen banks, lynchets, gateways, possible trackways, possible clearance cairns and rectilinear enclosures. SK 1280 7626: Wheston Enclosures Central (settlement). Dispersed buildings, possible building platforms, possible round buildings, lynchets, stone banks and irregular enclosures. SK 1295 7612: Wheston Enclosures South (settlement). Dispersed buildings, building platforms, possible rectangular buildings, possible rubble walls, unclear double orthostatic and possible coursed walls and rectilinear enclosures. (5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2056. 2056.
  • <2> Article in serial: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1963. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1963. Volume 6. p 6.
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: 1970. AP: Peak Park OS: 249. 70. 424.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Butcher, L H. D100.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Bevan, B (PDNPA). 2000. Peak District Romano-British Rural Upland Settlement Survey, 1998-1000. 3 vols.. No. 021 a-c, pp 11-18.



Grid reference Centred SK 1287 7619 (525m by 616m) (Approximate)

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Jul 13 2015 9:13AM

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