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)
Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Cairnfield 615m west of Moor Edge Farm.. 31291. Cat. No.: 493.
Unpublished document: Wyatt, S (PDNPA). 2009. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Cairnfield 615m west of Moor Edge Farm.
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Centred SK 28961 78703 (42m by 37m)
HOLMESFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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