Monument record MDR3297 - Round Cairn, Wigber Low
Type and Period (3)
- ROUND CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- INHUMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- None recorded
Low kerbed cairn of Bronze Age date overlying Neolithic occupation debris with Anglian secondary inhumations. Dimensions: Dia. 11m H. 0.5m. Excavated by J Lucas, 1869 and J Collis, 1975-76. No primary burial was revealed. All the animal and human bone deposits were secondary. A satellite cremation was found behind the revetment included food wessel sherds. (1) A bronze palstave was found adjacent to the mound, at SK 2040 5141 by M. Wildgoose, using a metal detector. It was only 2cm below the turf, and is now in Sheffield City Museum. (2)
- <1> SDR9764 Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1373. 1373.
- <2> SDR4006 Bibliographic reference: Collis, J (University of Sheffield). 1984. Wigber Low, Derbyshire: A Bronze Age and Anglian Burial Site in the White Peak.
- <3> SDR10032 Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 2374. 2374.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 2042 5143 (4m by 4m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||KNIVETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Mar 30 2015 4:52PM