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Monument record MDR4233 - Cairn, Clough House, Bamford Moor

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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Full Description

SK 21468474. Situated on a gentle southeast facing slope is a circular predominantly stony bank (about 1.5m to 1.8m wide and 0.4m high) enclosing a flat area about 6.5m diameter in the centre of which is an amorphous stony mound (about 3.0m diameter and 0.2m high). There is no trace of a break of "entrance" in the bank. The whole is heavily masked by heather making exact interpretation difficult but it has the appearance of a small enclosed cremation cemetery or ring cairn type structure. Surveyed at 1:10 000. (3) At the head of the Hurst Brook Valley is a small group of sites which are probably ceremonial in character. A ring of rubble, 10.0 x 9.0m in diameter could be a small ring cairn, but it's irregular interior and the proximity of a dry stone wall suggest a robbed cairn. (4) Recent opinion would assign some of the Peak cairns a medieval origin. (5) Considered by Barnatt (1989) to be a duplicate of SMR 1012 despite discrepancies in given locations.(9) Scheduled. (10)

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <1> Index: HAS, Preston, F. L.. D/161. D/161.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference:
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: F1 ISS 09-MAY-78.
  • <4> 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.
  • <5> 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. p43.
  • <6> Index: OS. SK 28 SW 28. SK 28 SW 28.
  • <7> Article in serial: Radley, J. 1966. 'A Bronze Age ringwork on Totley Moor and other Bronze Age ringworks in the Pennines', Archaeological Journal. Volume 123, pp 1-26.
  • <8> Index: NDAT. 0201. 0201.
  • <9> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 28:5.
  • <10> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1998. Scheduling Notification. 29837. Cat. No.: 424.



Grid reference Centred SK 2146 8474 (16m by 18m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR311
  • EDR937

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Apr 17 2015 9:21AM

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