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Monument record MDR4220 - Tumuli (3) - poss (4)

Type and Period (1)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

(Centred SK 20738064) Tumuli (NR) (1) (SK 20728063 'B') Barrow, diameter 15.0ft, height 1.0ft. There is a small cist of at least four stones in the centre. (SK 20778066 'C') Barrow, crossed by a footpath, diameter 50.0ft, height 1.5ft. Published surveys 1:2500 correct, dimensions as above. (SK 20678062. 'A'). Barrow, 36.0ft in diameter, 2.0ft in height. Excavated by Bagshawe in 1862. Central hole with burnt bones, charcoal and flint arrowhead. Bagshawe's notes in Sheffield Museum. According to information from the Hunter Arch. Soc. there are four barrows in this area. (2-4) Tumuli planned (a) as part of larger cairnfield. (5) Recent opinion would assign some of the Peak cairns a medieval origin. (6)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1980. 1:10 000.
  • <2a> Bibliographic reference:
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hunter Index (F L Preston July 1956).
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 JB 24-SEP-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p81.
  • <5a> Unpublished document: Perrett, R (Hunter Archaeological Society). 1981. Unpublished plan.
  • <5b> 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. p67 plan.
  • <6> 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.



Grid reference Centred SK 2073 8064 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR310
  • EDR1371

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Record last edited

Feb 22 2000 12:00AM

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