SK 16 72: Brushfield, Barrow (lost?): A barrow described as "at Brushfield" produced Anglian finds when disturbed by a farmer in c. 1825. There are several known possible sites (SMR 2706, 2707, 2740) and it is unknown which, if any, of these was the location for these finds. The documented finds are an iron sword, an iron shield umbo (boss), an iron knife and a buckle. (3)
Nb. There are two separate SMR no.s and entries for this discovery, one (SMR 2717) was already extant when Barnatt allocated a second number to the finds following his barrow survey (3). Whether this was deliberate, or an error, is uncertain, the earlier entry has a more specific NGR, although Barnatt's survey would suggest such accuracy is unwarranted. (4)
Bibliographic reference: Mitchell, S. 1842. Unpublished Memoranda in T Bateman Correspondence. Vol.2.
Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p 27.
Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 5:19.
Personal Observation: R2 HEJ 09-JUN-95.
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Centred SK 16 72 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)
BRUSHFIELD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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