Monument record MDR6537 - Possible rockshelter, Oxpasture Lane, Elmton

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 50707265 Oxpasture Lane, ?Rock shelter. Possible rock shelter, cut about by Magnesian limestone quarrying. (1) The most northerly of the known and possible rock shelters in the Elmton and Whaley Valley is the Oxpasture Lane Rock Shelter. This consists of a series of small outcrops stepping up the valley side, with the largest outcrop 1m high. This has never been investigated, so it is not known if there are any significant deposits present, but there is some erosion taking place in association with cattle poaching. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3605. 3605.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Davies, G, Badcock, A, Mills, N & Smith, B (ARCUS). 2004.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. p 52 (EWT17); Drawing No. 3.18.



Grid reference Centred SK 5070 7265 (37m by 50m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3915

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:43PM

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