Monument record MDR7756 - Cairnfield, Salter Sitch, Totley Moor

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Full Description

The cairnfield occupies sloping moorland and comprises seven small cairns in close proximity forming a tight cluster. They range from 1m to 2.5m in diameter. Thought to be primarily associated with field clearance, some may have also served a funerary function. (1) Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Cairnfield 615m west of Moor Edge Farm.. 31291. Cat. No.: 493.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wyatt, S (PDNPA). 2009. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Cairnfield 615m west of Moor Edge Farm.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 28961 78703 (42m by 37m)
Civil Parish HOLMESFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3273

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Record last edited

Apr 28 2016 4:04PM

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