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Monument record MDR6904 - Highlow bank, Round Cairn

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A cairn with the centre removed and measuring in diameter 17.5m. There is a gap from the centre to the north and north east. The feature was originally identified as a ringcairn but is most likely a badly robbed cairn. (1) The site suffered slight damage when the grass cover was broken by the passage of a vehicle during logging operations. Repaired and surveyed by Barnatt (4) This may be one of sites recorded as excavated by Rooke in the 18th century, or the early 19th century. (7, 8) (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 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA).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> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p106.
  • <4> Article in serial: Barnatt, J & Coles, G. 1991. 'The prehistoric cairnfield at Highlow Bank, Derbyshire, a survey of remains and excavation of one of the cairns, 1988', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 111.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1988. Highlow Bank Field Monument Survey Site 70. Site 70.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 30:7.
  • <7> Article in serial: Rooke, H. 1785. 'A further account of some Druidical remains in Derbyshire', Archaeologia. Volume 7. p175-7.
  • <8> Article in serial: Sheffield Independent. 1831. Walks in the Neighbourhood of Sheffield 1831. 16.7.1831.
  • <9> Unpublished document: Bateman, T. 1846. Memoranda: Correspondence. Volume 2.



Grid reference Centred SK 2148 8010 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Oct 1 2013 2:12PM

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