Monument record MDR7766 - Cairnfield, Fallange Edge, Beeley Moor, Beeley

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Cairnfield occupies an area of moorland to the east of the west-facing escarpment at the top of a slight ridge. It is a group of dispersed cairns ranging from between 2m and 2.5m in diameter. At least two of the cairns appear to be more carefully constructed than the others, one having a formal kerb, the other a dished interior. The other cairns are well formed standing less than 0.5m above the ground. Most appear to be undisturbed. It is not clear if this group represents field clearance, funerary or a combination of both activities. It is believed they are Bronze Age in date. (1)

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  • <1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Scheduling Notification: Cairnfield 700m North of Raven Tor. 31278. Cat. No.: 513.



Grid reference SK 28827 67359 (point)

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Jun 8 2015 10:57AM

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