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Monument record MDR4202 - Round barrow, Crow Chin Fault, Outseats

Type and Period (2)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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Dimensions: Diameter 18m. 19.5m x 18.5m. Barrow excavated by A Fleming, Department of Prehistory, Sheffield University. Beneath a turf mound was a boat shaped cairn above a robbed stone cist. The mound contained a redeposited Mesolithic assemblage. Pollen samples were taken by Dr. R Jones, Geography Department, from the barrow and Crow Chin moss (SK 228 859). (1) This may be the barrow excavated by Miss Cheyney of Ashford, about 1815, who recovered urns containing human bone. (4, 5) Northen Cairn with a kerb. S Mitchell in a letter to T Bateman on 26-Dec-1846 mentions Miss Cheney. Possibly this barrow, as A Fleming found a robbed cist. (5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 1641. 1641.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fleming, A. 1972. Note in the Yorkshire Archaeological Register, in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. 200.
  • <3> Article in serial: Makepeace, G (Hunter Archaeological Society). 1987. 'An archaeological survey of Bamford and Hathersage Outseats, Derbyshire', Trans. Hunter Arch. Soc.. Volume 14, pp 43-55.
  • <4> Correspondence: Mitchell, S. 1846. Letter to T Bateman dated 26/12/1846.
  • <5> Personal Observation: Barnatt, J. Personal observation by John Barnatt, Peak District National Park Authority.
  • <6> 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.



Grid reference Centred SK 2247 8565 (18m by 29m) (Approximate)

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Jan 12 2017 3:15PM

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