Monument record MDR7607 - Cairnfield and field system on Eaglestone Flat, Curbar

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Small cairnfield with 7-9 cairns, ranging 2.5-6.5m. Several are conjoined, and are around 5-6m in size. Immediately to the north there is some small irregular enclosure of fragmentary banks, lynchets and one cairn. Noted in NDAT SMR as being located in Baslow and Bubnell. (1) Immediately west of the Eagle Stone is an irregular enclosure defined by low banks and breaks of slope. South of this are from eight to ten small cairns in a compact cluster, with diameters ranging from 2.5 to 6.5 metres. Two of these are built together so that one abuts the other. The lack of overlap between enclosure and cairns suggests a functional or chronological difference between the two features. It is unclear if the small enclosure is a field or the boundary of a habitation area. (4) Photographic record. (5) Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (6)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Unpublished document: Waddington, C and J Brightman (ARS Ltd). 2012. Peak District Hillforts: Conservation and Management Audit.
  • <1> Index: NDAT. NDAT 0258. 0258.
  • <2> Index: F.L. Preston. Transcript Hunter Index 2 (F.L. Preston).
  • <3> Article in serial: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1963. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1963. Volume 6. p1.
  • <4> 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. p 43; p44, Fig. 15.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 4511.1-158.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Wyatt, S (PDNPA). 2010. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Cairnfield and field system on Eagle stone Flat, 100m SW of Eaglestone.



Grid reference Centred SK 261 737 (91m by 174m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR3261
  • EDR1504

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Feb 28 2020 1:21PM

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