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Monument record MDR5181 - Possible barrow site, west of Dronfield Woodhouse, Dronfield

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 326 788. A 'ploughed down' barrow, 60 feet in diameter, west of Dronfield Woodhouse, was excavated in 1921. No finds were recorded. A possible barrow on Hall's Farm, Dronfield, was dug into by Mr Pearson in 1921 with no finds being made. (3) A possible barrow on Halls farm was excavated in 1921 by A Pearson. No finds were made, although there is a suggestion the excavation wasn't sufficiently deep. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p30.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. p56.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0775. 0775.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 29:45.



Grid reference SK 325 788 (point) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR223

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Record last edited

May 7 2015 4:13PM

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