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Monument record MDR3998 - Ring Cairn on Ramsley Moor, 850m NE of Ramsley Lodge

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[SK 2896 7561] Circle of Stones. (1) SK 289 756. Ring-bank on Ramsley Moor consisting of a rough rubble bank 10-12 ft. wide with internal diameter approximately 44 ft. (2) Plan Scale 1:250 (3) The remains of a beast fold of unknown period, the walling, which is scattered, now attains a max. height of 0.4 m. The remains are partly moss covered suggesting a fairly early construction. For 1:2500 survey see SK 27 NE 21 (4) Re-interpreted and scheduled as a Ring Cairn (5) Stone Circle or Ring Cairn, externally measuring 23.5m by 21.5m and internally measuring 19m by 16m. The cairn cmprises an uneven rubble bank with a poorly defined edge. It is under thick vegetation but is definately not a robbed cairn. (6) Circle diameter = 77 feet. (14)

Sources/Archives (14)

  • <1> Map: 1958.
  • <2> Article in serial: Riley, D N. 1960. 'Circles and barrows on Ramsley Moor', Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society. Volume 8 (No. 2), pp67-70.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference:
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  • <5> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. Ring cairn and cairn on Ramsley Moor. 31263.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
  • <7> Index: NDAT. NDAT 1250. 1250.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J. 1905. 'Ancient Earthworks', The Victoria County History, Derbyshire, Volume 1. p 384.
  • <9> Bibliographic reference: Ward. 1941-2. Clarion Ramblers Handbook.
  • <10> Index: NDAT. NDAT 1247. 1247.
  • <11> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p107.
  • <12> Article in serial: Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 41:175. 41. p49, fig 17.
  • <13> Photograph: PPJPB. Photo:PPJPB:SMR:8084.1-2(Slides). Slides.
  • <14> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Committee (NDAC). North Derbyshire Archaeological Committee Index. 1250:B285.



Grid reference Centred SK 2895 7561 (25m by 23m) (Centre)

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Oct 16 2013 2:42PM

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