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Monument record MDR2188 - Round barrow, Pike Low, Derwent

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SK 1804 8976: Pike Low, Round Barrow: Pike Low (NR) (1) Cairn, Pike Low, diameter 50ft, height 7ft. (2) A round barrow with heavy stone content; no retaining circle or ditch. Maximum exterior height is 1.7m. but the top has been dug out to a maximum depth of 0.6m. Published survey, 25", revised. (3) SK 180898. Pike Low. A large gritstone cairn, 50ft. diameter and 6ft. in height, with central hole. A modern cairn built on top. (4) SK 180897. Pike Low round cairn, Scheduled. (5) Dimensions: L: 17.0m, B: 15.0m, H: 1.3m The lack of a visible retaining circle noted above, does not preclude the possibility that this exists. The central disturbance is up to 0.7m deep, and this may be an undocumented excavation, rather than stone robbing. (7) Site monitoring has been carried out. See record for details. (9)

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  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1980. 1:10 000.
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  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hunter Index (F L Preston July 1956).
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 27-SEP-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p29.
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  • <6> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 0759. 0759.
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  • <9> Unpublished document: Wetton, P (PDNPA). 2009. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Pike Low.



Grid reference Centred SK 1803 8976 (18m by 20m) (Centre)

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Apr 16 2015 3:08PM

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