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Monument record MDR3928 - Cairn, Abney Moor, Abney and Abney Grange

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small cairn 3.6m in diameter and 1m high 'on the elevated tract of shale-grit near Abney Low' was opened in 1896 by Mr. Micah Salt and his son, though he was specific as to the cairns location. Charcoal and a flint flake on the natural surface were the only indications of interment. (1) SK 20087925. Although the cairn has been identified from aerial photographs (2) the actual site could not be determined from the ground in 1965 (11) and as such may be inaccurate or may have been destroyed by subsequent agricultural activity.

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <1> Article in serial: Ward, J. 1897-1899. "Notes within the proceedings for Jan. 26 1899", Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries. Volume 17.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph:
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 16-NOV-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Turner, W. 1899. Ancient Remains Near Buxton. p120.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p8.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 0018. 0018.
  • <7> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
  • <8> Article in serial: Barnatt, J. 1986. 'Bronze Age remains on the East Moors of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 106, pp 18-100.
  • <9> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Sites 30:23, 30:B.
  • <10> Article in serial: Ward, J. 1899. 'The Archaeological Congress at Buxton', Buxton Herald.
  • <11> Index: OS. SK 27 NW 40. SK 27 NW 40.



Grid reference Centred SK 2008 7925 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1151

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2018 1:21PM

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