Site record MDR22845 - Ditch, Pearson's Farm, West of Hopton Quarries, Hopton

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A ditch, between 1.37m and 2m wide, and 0.36m to 0.48m deep, in places cut into limestone bedrock, was recorded in the southern part of the excavation area, which is just north-northwest of Pearson's Farm. The ditch was oriented broadly east - west, but in the southwest part of the excavation area it turned and formed a right angle corner. It contained a single fill, with poorly preserved animal bone and one sherd of tentatively considered to be of 16th or 17th century date. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Halton, C (ARS). 2016. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Pearson's Farm, Wirksworth, Derbyshire.



Grid reference SK 2588 5575 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4502

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Record last edited

May 5 2020 9:26PM

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