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Monument record MDR3863 - Cairn (site of), Stanton Moor

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

T.21. Cairn with two extensions measuring 22 x 16 ft excavated between 1931 and 1933. No trace of a mound was visible. Enclosed in a cist were the cremated remains of a woman with two sherds of Food Vessels, (3) or a colared urn(4), and in the middle of one of the extensions were found the remains of a young male with a bi-partite urn, an incense cup and four flint scrapers. A cremation deposit was found under another extension. (1) There are no surface indications of this cairn [1936]. (2)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1939. 'Excavations on Stanton Moor', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 60, N. S. 13. pp. 111-3.
  • <2> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1936. 'Further Excavations on Stanton Moor' Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 57, pp 21-42. p. 40.
  • <3> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1957. 'Food vessels of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 77, pp 1-29. pp. 23-4.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Thomas, N. 1960. A Guide to Prehistoric England. p. 71.
  • <5> Personal Observation: F1 FDC 16-NOV-66.
  • <6> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1995. Scheduling Notification. 23315. Cat. No.: 365.



Grid reference Centred SK 2503 6313 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1158

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Record last edited

Dec 5 2014 4:40PM

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