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Monument record MDR4162 - Ring cairn, Moorside Farm, Baslow and Bubnell

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 274 724 Hut circle (diam. 45 ft.) and irregular fields. (1) An earth circle, probably ceremonial, was located at SK 2746 7241. Unsurveyable fragments of banks were seen under heavy bracken and are possibly amorphous remains of old enclosures. Numerous overgrown rock outcrops, in the area, have a superficial appearance of cairns but none were found to be genuine. Circle surveyed at 1/2500. (2) Ring cairn, external dimensions 14.5 x 14.0, internal 11.5m, 1 entrance to SE. (3) Incorrectly identified as a hut circle by HAS and OS (1b) Gardoms Edge stone circle. Only bank now exists. One entrance. (9)

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <1b> Index: HAS, Preston, F L. Transcript Hunter Index. Volume 2.
  • <1a> Bibliographic reference: Butcher, L H.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 30-NOV-65.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. NDAT 0259. 0259.
  • <5> Article in serial: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1960. East Midlands Archaeology Bulletin, 1960. Vol. 6, p1. p1.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire.
  • <7> 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.
  • <8> Index: Hunter Archaeological Society.. 1972. Peak Park Treasures: B108. B108.
  • <9> Index: Davies, J (PPJPB). 1983. Peak Park Treasures: B529. B529.
  • <10> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 1978. The Stone Circles of the Peak. p66, 186.



Grid reference Centred SK 2746 7241 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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  • EDR1506

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 10:19AM

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