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Monument record MDR6808 - Ring Ditch, Nether Bretton, Foolow

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Apparent ring ditch detectable on aerial photographs. (1,2). The aerial photograph shows a dark stain suggesting that this feature is a ditch. It is approximately 15m in diameter. It could be a ditch around a barrow or a house. On the ground today there is no sign of this feature. Of possible prehistoric date. (3). Plotted on the map using the illustration from Authority 3. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2861. 2861.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). 1970. Aerial Photograph: 006.70.140.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2001. Shepherd's Flat Farm, Eyam and Foolow, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 2001. No. 23, p 7.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 2029 7817 (19m by 15m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2008 4:38PM

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