Monument record MDR6260 - Rock Shelter, south-west end of Markland Grips, Elmton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 49887445 Markland Grips, Rock Shelter. Rock Shelter with a stone shepherds hut built under the overhang at the western end of Markland Grips, on the north edge. (1) In the western end of the main arm of Markland Grips there are six rock shelters. Of these, that at the westernmost end (MGT1) is the largest, being 9m long. While it was difficult to assess the surface deposits during a survey in c. 2000, due to the vegetation growth, occasional stone blocks could be seen in this rock shelter. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 0855. 0855.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Davies, G, Badcock, A, Mills, N & Smith, B (ARCUS). 2004. Creswell Crags Limestone Heritage Area Management Action Plan. ARCUS Draft Report 719b.1. pp 48-49; Drawing No. 3.13.



Grid reference Centred SK 4979 7441 (28m by 21m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3915

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:37PM

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