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Monument record MDR6501 - Prehistoric and Romano-British finds, Whaley Spring, Bolsover Moor, Old Bolsover

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  • None recorded

Full Description

During cable laying from the Whaley Spring to the Water-Softening Plant in 1938, a number of finds were made in the trench, which was cut two feet six inches deep and one foot wide. These included a dozen unworked flints at approx. SK 5022 7150, and pottery sherds, including 2nd century Torksey Ware, at approx. SK 5031 7150 and SK 5043 7150 In addition, potboilers, split bones and traces of fire were found. (1) The area, partly under beet and partly stubble was perambulated but nothing was seen. The farmer knows of no recent finds. The present location of the 1938 finds was not determined. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Court, A. 1938. 'Whaley Valley', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol. 59, pp 84-87.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 21-OCT-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1634. 1634.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Radley J. Notebook 7. pp 93-94.



Grid reference Centred SK 503 714 (343m by 122m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR2877
  • EDR1292

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:42PM

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