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Monument record MDR7589 - Ring cairn, Birchen Edge, Baslow and Bubnell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible ring cairn, externally 12.5m x 10m, internally 10.5 x 8m. Very low bank with distinct angle change to the east. (1,2) Scheduled as part of the cairnfield and field system to the east. Small ring cairn comprising a low sub-circular bank of stones and turf, measuring 10.5m x 8m internally. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA).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. p49-50, fig 18.
  • <3> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Cairnfield, Field System and Ring Cairn 650m East of Moorside Farm. 31282. Cat. No.: 501.



Grid reference Centred SK 2807 7240 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 10:20AM

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