Monument record MDR7590 - Cairn, Birchen Edge, Newbridge Farm, Baslow and Bubnell
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
In autumn 1982, possibly earthen mound (diameter 10.5m and height 1m) noted in marshland. Interpreted as a possible cist of three vertical slabs located above the ground surface. 0.7m long internally. Date and function of the feature is unknown. (1) Cairn consists of mound of surface-worn gritstones in open moorland next to the head of a small stream. Measures 11.5m x 8.5m and is 0.4m high. It stands on a levelled platform raising it above otherwise boggy ground. Slight disturbance at the centre, but otherwise intact. Probably funerary and Early Bronze Age in date. Scheduled. (3)
- <1> SDR16523 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). Descriptive text on monuments in the Peak District.
- <2> SDR16424 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> SDR18655 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Cairn 500m West of Newbridge Farm. 31283. Cat. No.: 500.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 28461 72258 (17m by 19m)|
|Civil Parish||BASLOW AND BUBNELL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Sep 1 2016 10:20AM