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Monument record MDR2205 - Barrow food vessel or grooved ware, Win Hill, Aston

Type and Period (2)

  • (Undated)
  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK: 19.. 85..: Win Hill, Barrow: Food Vessel/Grooved Ware: During removal of a cairn in 1778-1779, a pot was found which has been suggested on the basis of a crude drawing (2) to be grooved ware (3) However whilst the shape and decoration are correct, the rim profile suggests food vessel. It was covered with a flat stone and contained human bones. Other authorities (5) have suggested that the pot was a food vessel. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p21.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1861. Ten Years' Diggings in Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills. p255-6.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Kinnes, I. 1979. Round Barrows and Ring Ditches in the British Neolithic.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 28:14.



Grid reference SK 19 85 (point) Approximate

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2022 5:08PM

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