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Monument record MDR6803 - Eyam Moor Embanked Stone Circle

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Rediscovered stone circle (1983), the outer dimensions of which measure 15.5m by 12.5m and the inner dimensions measure 8m by 7.5m. The inner edge has 3-4 low orthostats and it is estimated that there were originally nine in total. There is a probable entrance to the NNW. There is also a disturbed central mound with a 4.5m diameter with upcast to the north (1) Scheduled (8) Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (9)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
  • <2> Article in serial: Barnatt, J. 1986. 'Bronze Age remains on the East Moors of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 106, pp 18-100.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Bateman, T. 1852. Unpublished Notebook, 15.7.1852. 15.7.1852.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Wood, W. 1842. History and Antiquities of Eyam.
  • <5> Article in serial: Wilkinson, G (Sir). 1860-61. 'On some of the vestiges of the Britons near Hathersage', The Reliquary. Vol. 1, pp 159-66.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1861. Ten Years' Diggings in Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills.
  • <7> Monograph: Barnatt, J. 1990. The Henges, Stone Circles and Ringcairns of the Peak District. Site 37, p.73, fig. 40.
  • <8> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. Scheduling Notification. 31232. Cat. No.: 427.
  • <9> Unpublished document: Wheal, S (PDNPA). 2012. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Embanked stone circle on Eyam Moor, 340m south of Leam Hall Farm.



Grid reference Centred SK 2316 7894 (19m by 19m) (Centre)

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  • EDR3247

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2014 1:57PM

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