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Monument record MDR8233 - Round cairn, Stanton Moor, Birchover

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Full Description

A cairn (T1) disturbed in the New Park Quarry in August 1925 and excavated by W. Storrs Fox in 1926, and by J.C & J.P. Heathcote in 1927. In 1925, a Collared Urn was found (Heathcote Museum, Birchover (HMB)). Also in the cairn were two quartz pebbles, two flint flakes and two small pieces of bronze. There were also two lots of sherds from another Collared Urn. (1) A Primary Series Collared Urn (Derby Museum (DM)) was found with a cremation and two burnt flint scrapers (HMB). There was another cremation with a Cordoned Urn (DM) and a Pygmy Cup (DM). A Primary Series Collared Urn, (DM), and a Pygmy Cup, (DM), were found with a cremation in a pit. (2) Twelve cinerary urns and three incense cups were found in 1926; three urns were found in 1925 and flints were found in excavated material in 1926 and 1927. (3) The Heathcote Museum has been bequeathed to the Sheffield City Museum.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 0337 (I).
  • <2> Article in serial: Storrs Fox, W. 1927. 'Bronze Age Pottery from Stanton Moor', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 11, No.199.
  • <3> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1930. 'Excavations at barrows on Stanton Moor', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 51, pp 1-44.
  • <4> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1936. 'Further Excavations on Stanton Moor' Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 57, pp 21-42. Vol 57, pp 21-42.
  • <5> Article in serial: Longworth, I. 1961. Unknown source on a round cairn at Stanton Moor.
  • <6> Article in serial: Tudor, T & Heathcote, J. 1934. Unknown article on Stanton Moor, in Derbyshire Archaeological Journal.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Thomas, N. 1960. A Guide to Prehistoric England. p. 69.



Grid reference Centred SK 2421 6275 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)

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Aug 18 2015 2:45PM

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