Monument record MDR1961 - ?Shrunken village, Priestcliffe, Taddington

Type and Period (4)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Undated rectangular earthworks forming boundaries - possible evidence for the shrinkage of the hamlet. (1). Three possible building platforms and a number of earthwork boundaries of part of the shrunken medieval settlement of Priestcliffe. Similar features have been identified on adjacent holdings. The main features include building platforms, twp well defined boundary banks and a short boundary lynchet. Priestcliffe is mentioned in Domesday Book. (2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3321.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2001. Rose Farm Taddington, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 2001. No.1, p2.



Grid reference Centred SK 1378 7188 (174m by 150m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 17 2007 2:30PM

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