Monument record MDR2903 - Sheep fold (remains of), Ballidon

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular structure on the western side of the road from Roystone Grange to Ballidon. The present road wall lies on top of the east wall. The building is constructed of large edge-set orthostats. There is an apparent addition to the south. (1). Photographic record. (2). The foundations of a sub-rectangular enclosure, probably a sheepfold, three sides of which were cosntructed from limestone rubble and orthostats, while the eastern side is defined by part of a field boundary wall. The internal area was subdivided by another wall foundation. Of medieval or post-medieval date. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2240. 2240. illus.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 943.1.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Rylatt, J (PDNPA). 2004. Ballidon Quarry, Ballidon, Derbyshire, archaeological field survey, upland option. p8, Feature 14.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2050 5589 (7m by 21m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BALLIDON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4128

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Record last edited

Sep 2 2015 11:57AM

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