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Monument record MDR1808 - Barrow, Abney Moor, Abney and Abney Grange

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 19... 80... : ABNEY MOOR, BARROW One of two barrows on Abney Moor explored by Pennington. (1) A small mound of peat and sandstone. An excavation by Pennington prior to 1877 recovered "bits of bone; a flint flake and an arrowhead ... from a very perfect little cist", the bones were decayed. (1) The account in (1) has been linked with two barrows SK 17 NE 2 & 10 there appears to be no definite proof of this. (2) Not located. (3) This lost site could be anywhere on Abney Moor, extant candidates are site 30:8 [SMR 2], or those within cairnfield 43 (5). (6)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Pennington, R. 1877. Notes on the Barrows and Bone Caves of Derbyshire.
  • <2> Index: Preston, F L (HAS). 1956. D/5. D/5.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 19-JAN-66.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0005. 0005.
  • <5> Article in serial: Barnatt, J. 1986. 'Bronze Age remains on the East Moors of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 106, pp 18-100. p72.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 30:24.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1986. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire (revised edition). p7.
  • <8> Index: OS. SK 17 NE 1. SK 17 NE 1.
  • <9> Index: Hart, C. (NDAC). 1977. Peak Park Treasures B317. B317.



Grid reference Centred SK 19 79 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR677
  • EDR1238

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2015 4:30PM

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