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Monument record MDR2246 - Enclosure, Speedwell Mine, Castleton

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A circular enclosure south of the Winnatts road, ΒΌ mile west of Castleton, has been found by Mr. L. H. Butcher. (1) An oval earthen bank midway between Castleton and Speedwell mine. (2,5,6) Not located. (3) Listed by Challis and Harding as a circular enclosure (Iron Age). (4)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: Preston, F L. Transcript Hunter Index, 2.
  • <2> Article in serial: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1963. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1963. James, C, p 1.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 15-SEP-65.
  • <4> Monograph: Challis, A & Harding, W. 1975. 'Later Prehistory from the Trent to the Tyne', British Archaeological Report 20. Part 2. p 53.
  • <5> Archive: Butcher, L H. 1":1mile map; Roman Sites in North Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Staffordshire, Sheffield City Museum Collection. Acc. No. SHEFM:1976.1061 D13. D45, D111.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 0592.



Grid reference Centred SK 1435 8256 (150m by 163m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1124

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 12:13PM

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