Monument record MDR3352 - Standing stone (site of), Dale Quarry, Wirksworth

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[Area SK 283 542] Standing Stone ('The Eastward Stone') about half a mile a little to the north of east of 'The Westward Stone' to the north of the Wirksworth to Brassington road. It measures 2' x 2' x 8' high. (1) Dale Quarry (disused in 1955) is once again active and has been worked over most of the indicated area. The owner of the adjacent farm since 1939 has no knowledge of any standing stone in the recently excavated area. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Matthews, T. 1915. 'Some menhirs', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 37. p. 57 photos.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 04-MAY-66.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 283 542 (100m by 100m) (Centre)
Civil Parish WIRKSWORTH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR800

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:41PM

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