Find Spot record MDR8234 - Inhumation and cremation, Elton.
Type and Period (3)
- INHUMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- None recorded
A Bronze Age burial was found beneath a flat stone in c. 1770. A pottery vessel which contained a cremation was found along with the inhumation. A possible quern was also recovered nearby. (1,2).
- <1> SDR10000 Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 0860.
- <2> SDR19132 Unpublished document: Rooke, H. 1789. MS sketchbooks, Sheffield City Museum.
- <3> SDR8643 Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p34.
- <4> SDR20034 Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
|Grid reference||SK 22 61 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||ELTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Nov 16 2019 4:04PM