Monument record MDR2190 - Crookstone Hill, ?Barrows (rejected)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK: 1501 8829; 1509 8836; 1505 8830: Crookstone Hill, ?Barrow: [Area centred SK 15208837] Barrow D.138. 300 yds north of the source of Blackley Clough. SK 151883. (1) At SK 1509 8836; a small, undisturbed barrow, 0.8m high 5.2m diameter, with ditch 1.1m wide 0.3m deep. The spoil from the ditch forms an outer bank in the east quadrant. At SK 15018829 is a probable second barrow, somewhat disturbed; maximum height 0.5m, c5m diameter. Barrows surveyed at 1/2500. (2) Authority 1's alleged barrow at SK 15098836 is defintely not a barrow but some kind of modern quarry feature with spoil heap. Authority 2's "probable second barrow" is another small quarry hole and spoil heap. There are quite a few dotted over the hillside, quite obviously modern. (3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1a> Bibliographic reference:
  • <1> Index: Hunter Index (F.L.Preston, July, 1956).
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 27-SEP-65.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: F2 ISS 01-JUN-78.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 1337.. 1337.



Grid reference Centred SK 1505 8832 (90m by 80m) (Centred on)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR718
  • EDR1444

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Record last edited

Jun 19 2009 11:48AM

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