Monument record MDR7509 - Round cairn, Harland Edge, Beeley

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Full Description

A gritstone cairn, modified as a shooting butt, but thought to have been originally round. The cairn is 4.5m diameter, and has a height of 0.5m high. Scheduled (1) This small barrow built of surface-gathered stone measures 6m x 5.5m across and is 0.5m high. It was built, probably in the Neolithic or Earlier Bronze Age, for funerary and other ritual purposes. (2) Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1994. Scheduling Notification. 23326. Cat. No.: 356.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1998. The Chatsworth Estate Historic Landscape Survey, Chatsworth Moorlands: Archaeological Survey 1997-8. p 103, Feature 18.14.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Bell, S (PDNPA). 2010. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Round Cairn on Harland Edge.



Grid reference Centred SK 2939 6898 (15m by 15m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3856
  • EDR3207

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 10:19AM

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