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.
Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p26.
Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 30:26.
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EYAM, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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