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Monument record MDR4240 - Cairn, Mooredge, Bamford Edge, Bamford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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Tumulus at SK 20848485 (1) diameter 18m, height 0.6m , robbed and dug away from the west, including the middle. (1-2) A semi-circular embankment 20.5m long, 18.5m broad and 0.5m high, about 25 m from Bamford Edge. Scheduled. (Probably this site) (3-4) Situated at SK 20848485 on a gentle southwest facing slope and set back about 25.0 m from the steep scarp of Bamford Edge are the remains of a cairn measuring 18.0 m in diameter. The interior has been extensively robbed from the southwest, downhill side, leaving a rim of stony debris about 0.7 m maximum height. Published survey (25") Revised. (5) Reference to a damaged barrow at SK 2085 8425 by Marsden is almost certainly a misprint The interpretation as a ring cairn is false as indicated by the rims irregular inner edge and remains of cairn material in the interior. A cairnfield lies a short distance to the south east. Scheduled (16)

Sources/Archives (17)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <2> Index: HAS. D/8. D/8.
  • <2a> Bibliographic reference: Miller, A.
  • <3> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1963. 'Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 94-96.
  • <4> Scheduling record: Ministry of Works. 1965. Ancient Monuments of England and Wales.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: F1 ISS 09-MAY-78.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
  • <7> Index: OS. SK 28 SW 35. SK 28 SW 35.
  • <8> 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.
  • <9> Index: NDAT. 0202. 0202.
  • <10> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire.
  • <11> Index: NDAT. 2784. 2784.
  • <12> Index: Hart, C.. 1977. Peak Park Treasures B251. B251.
  • <13> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire.
  • <14> 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.
  • <15> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 28:3.
  • <16> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. Scheduling Notification. 29825. Cat. No.: 439.



Grid reference Centred SK 2084 8485 (21m by 24m) (Centre)

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  • EDR936

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Apr 17 2015 9:04AM

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