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Monument record MDR6848 - Eyam Moor, Barrows

Type and Period (1)

  • (multiple, Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Bateman recorded (1) that Mr. T. Birds opened several barrows on Eyam and Leam moors, finding urns and burnt bones, in 1827-28. Mitchell notes that he was also present at these excavations. (2) There are many such sites extant today- it is unclear which are those that were excavated at this date.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p26.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Mitchell, S.. 26.12.1846. Memoranda. Volume 2.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 30:26.



Grid reference Centred SK 22 78 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

May 23 2000 12:00AM

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