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Monument record MDR2818 - Tumulus (exact location unknown), Brassington Moor

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

"In opening a tumulus on Mr. Gell's estate near Brassington Moor, 1788, Mr. Rooke found fragments of an urn of coarse clay, with bones, and the blade of an iron knife about 5 ins. long", with part of the wooden handle. (1) Unable to locate. (2) A round barrow has been identified and mapped at SK 2385 5655 by L.B. Cooper, no further details. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Pegge, Reverend S. 1792. Archaeologia, Volume 10. Volume 10. p29-30.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 14-APR-60.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 2287. 2287.



Grid reference Centred SK 23 56 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1075

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Record last edited

Sep 27 2021 10:52AM

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