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Monument record MDR7520 - Ring cairn and cairn, Birchen Edge North, Baslow and Bubnell

Type and Period (2)

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

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Full Description

Ring cairn with very low bank. External dimensions are 22.5m x 20.5m, internal 17.5m x 15.5m. A cairn is superimposed on the bank to the NE, 3.5m x 2m, it is much higher than the ring cairn bank. (1) Monument first identified by by A Henderson, 1955 and surveyed by Hunter Field Section (2) Scheduled (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. NDAT 0233. 0233.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p93, 104.
  • <4> Article in serial: Radley, J. 1966. 'A Bronze Age ringwork on Totley Moor and other Bronze Age ringworks in the Pennines', Archaeological Journal. Volume 123, pp 1-26.
  • <5> 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. p49-50, Fig 18.
  • <6> Photograph: Hunter Archaeological Society.. 1972. Peak Park Treasures: B102. B102.
  • <7> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Cairnfield, field system and ring cairn 1300m NNW of Newbridge Farm. 31286.



Grid reference Centred SK 2851 7347 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Apr 13 2015 10:51AM

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