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Monument record MDR4252 - Cairn, Clough House, Bamford Moor

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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Full Description

SK 21398478. Situated on a gentle south facing slope a mound of stones 12.8m north to south by 10.0m east to west and 0.6m maximum height. Almost certainly the remains of a robbed cairn originally about 10.0m diameter with the robbed debris deposited on the southwest. Surveyed at 1:10 000. (1) Considered the same site as SMR 1026 (4-5) Cairn displays extensive and complex structural features. A small depression in the centre with upcast may be from an unrecorded and limited excavation. The cairn is flat topped and sub-rectangular in plan. Abutting the SSW side of the cairn is a flat, rectangular platform 9m long and 2.5m wide - standing about 0.25m above ground. Scheduled (6).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: F1 ISS 09-MAY-78.
  • <2> Index: OS. SK 28 SW 48. SK 28 SW 48.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 3870. 3870.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 28:5.
  • <5> 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.
  • <6> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1998. Scheduling Notification. 29836. Cat. No.: 423.



Grid reference Centred SK 2138 8478 (11m by 15m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR937

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Record last edited

Apr 17 2015 9:22AM

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