Monument record MDR6935 - Abney Moor Barrows
Type and Period (1)
- BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- None recorded
Rooke noted that several barrows had been excavated on Offerton, Abney and Highlow moors, and that human bones, 'urns', beads and rings had been found (1) He did not specify the location of these barrows- candidates within Abney Parish are those within cairnfield 21 (2)
- <1> SDR16550 Article in serial: Rooke, H. 1785. 'A further account of some Druidical remains in Derbyshire', Archaeologia. Volume 7.
- <2> SDR2466 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 30:22.
- <3> SDR2903 Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p26.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 2000 8000 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||ABNEY AND ABNEY GRANGE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Feb 10 2000 12:00AM