Monument record MDR2440 - Long barrow (revoked), Ronksley Moor, Hope Woodlands

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 141 975: Ronksley Moor, ?Long Barrow: (SK 142974) There is a mound, 200ft. long and 10ft. high, on Fair Banks, Ronksley Moor. It is a possible, but doubtful, long barrow with a chamber at the larger N.E. end. (1) Scheduled. (2) This is probably the long mound at SK 14009718. It is the centre one of three Natural peat mounds, closely arranged in line NNE-SSW: there is no evidence of a chamber. (3) Dimensions: L: 45-60m (150-200ft), H: 3-4m (10-12ft) (9) This site was visited in 1983 but not 1988. It is generally agreed to be a natural feature and not a long cairn as once postulated. (10)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <2> Scheduling record:
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: F1 FRH 10-SEP-65.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 1348.. 1348.
  • <5> Index: OS. SK 19 NW 3. SK 19 NW 3.
  • <6> Article in serial: T.H.A.S. , 9, 55.
  • <7> Article in serial: T.H.A.S. 10, 223.
  • <10> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 18:C.
  • <11> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p. 1.
  • <12> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1963. 'Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 94-96. p.95.



Grid reference Centred SK 1410 9750 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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  • EDR977

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2015 12:56PM

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