Monument record MDR3900 - Two Cinerary Urns

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Tripartite cinerary urn and fragments of another, found about 1911 in the middle of a sloping grass field about one thousand feet above sea-level in the neighbourhood of Eyam and now kept in the vestry of Eyam church(2). (1-2) Fragments of some overhanging rim urn only are pieced together (upside down) and are kept in the church. See GP. AO/65/96/2. Mr. C. Daniel, local historian thought (without evidence) the find spot was in the area SK 231 786. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: O'Ferrall, R. 1912. 'Cinerary urn found near Eyam', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 34. pp 51-4.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Turner, Rev. E. M..
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 18-NOV-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 22 77 (1000m by 1000m)
Civil Parish EYAM, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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  • EDR1230

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Record last edited

Jan 24 2000 12:00AM

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