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Monument record MDR7765 - Cairn, west of Harewood Grange, Beeley Moor, Beeley

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This isolated cairn of surface-gathered stone, with similar monuments nearby, is unusual in that it is sub-square in shape, measuring 3m across and 0.3m high. Its carefully constructed nature and shape suggests it is an Earlier Bronze Age funerary structure. Similar non-circular cairns and platforms are known from a number of locations on the East Moors and are part of the region's Bronze Age funerary tradition. (1) The cairn has been scheduled, together with the adjacent lead bole (SMR 1481]. (2) Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1998. The Chatsworth Estate Historic Landscape Survey, Chatsworth Moorlands: Archaeological Survey 1997-8. p 110, Feature 18.44.
  • <2> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Bole and Cairn 1120m West of Harewood Grange. 31288. Cat. No.: 510.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Bell, S (PDNPA). 2010. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Site of Bole and Funerary Cairn 1120m West of Harewood Grange.



Grid reference Centred SK 30068 68189 (11m by 9m)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3856
  • EDR3271

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Record last edited

Jun 8 2015 10:56AM

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