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Monument record MDR2577 - Two Cinerary Urns, Burton Road, Willington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[Area SK 286290] Two MBA cinerary urns were found in 1937 in the Willington gravel pit on the Derby-Burton road (Rykneld Street) near the LMS railway level-crossing. One of the urns is in Derby Museum. (1-2) Willington gravel pits are now owned by Hilton Gravel. No person was contacted who had knowledge of these finds. No information in Derby Museum. (3-4)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Hanbury, W. 1938. 'Bronze Age Urns found near Willington', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol 59. p95..
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FC 13-SEP-66.
  • <4> Index: TPAT2020.



Grid reference SK 286 291 (point) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1074

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2020 2:21PM

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