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Monument record MDR3823 - Bronze Age cairn, Winster Bank, Winster

Type and Period (2)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 241602. (Centred on name 'Wyns Tor'). A cairn containing burnt bone fragments, charcoal, flint flakes and decayed wood. Opened by Llewellynn Jewitt in 1867 'near Winster Tor'. (1). On January 16th 1867 Jewitt opened 'a barrow in Miss Cresswell's field above Winster Tor'. He reported finding a few fragments of bone, much charcoal, flint flakes, an iron awl, an iron rivet and some decayed wood. It is unknown where Miss Cresswell's field was in relation to the Tor. The only possible extant site in this vicinity, albeit further east, is the possible barrow SMR 15408. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Goss, W H. 1889. The Life and Death of Llewellyn Jewitt. p228.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p100.
  • <3> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 2839.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 10:48.



Grid reference Centred SK 240 602 (266m by 182m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

May 5 2015 8:59AM

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