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Monument record MDR4707 - Anglo-Saxon Burial, Duffield Castle, Duffield

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Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

SK 3433 4408. An Anglian burial consisting of a few bones with, nearby, a large amber bead and the foot of a cruciform brooch, was found in 1886 in the north-west angle of the keep of Duffield Castle. (1-3) Finds in Derby Museum. (4) SK 343 440. Duffield. An extended Anglo-Saxon female inhumation with beads and a cruciform brooch, within Duffield Castle [SMR 19401]. Listed in surveys. (5-6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Article in serial: Cox, J. 1887. 'Duffield Castle; its history, site, and recently found remains; with some account of the seven Earl Ferrers who held it', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 9, pp 118-178. p151-2.
  • <2> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1959. 'Duffield Castle excavations, 1957', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 79, pp 1-21. p17.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Meaney, A. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites. p75.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: F1 FDC 21-NOV-66.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p30.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Com Gaz C1980 9.



Grid reference Centred SK 3433 4408 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1291

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Record last edited

May 15 2018 4:54PM

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