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Monument record MDR2810 - Waterlow round barrow (alleged site of), Manystones Lane, Brassington

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Waterlow was a small round barrow on the opposite side of the railway to Harborough Rocks and nearer Brassington [SK 2354] It was probably destroyed when the neighbouring moor was enclosed. An unaccompanied crouched skeleton was found at its centre. (1) Mrs F Radford of Brassington and Derbyshire Archaeology Society stated that she had made local enquiries and indicated the approximate site at SK 236 551. The area has now been quarried away. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Ward, J. 1890. 'On some diggings near Brassington, Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 12, pp 108-138. pp. 135-6.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 20-APR-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0467. 0467.



Grid reference Centred SK 236 551 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1249

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Record last edited

Sep 19 2016 11:44AM

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